Standard Willamette Writers Membership (18 or Older)

Whether you’re just starting out or have been published many times over, Willamette Writers welcomes you.

Writers at all levels are invited to join — from those of you just getting started to successful authors, poets, screenwriters, bloggers, and writers of all kinds. Join us!

Willamette Writers’ goal is to help writers in all stages of their careers to find their community, develop their craft, and expand their careers. Since 1965, Willamette Writers has helped writers increase skills related to the craft of writing. So become a member today, and join your local writing community!

Membership supports your writing community and provides career support, access, and discounts.

Career Support:

  • Monthly meetings (free and open to the public) and workshops with focused career support (see our Events calendar)
  • Opportunities to network with fellow writers
  • Placement in online critique groups (as available)
  • Weekly opportunities to network online
  • Productivity meetings and check-ins
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Craft and career-based volunteering opportunities 



Annual Membership Dues:

  • Regular Price – individual member, 18 years old and over: $57
  • Student Price – one full time student, 18 years old and over: $30
    To apply student price, please use code Student2024.
  • Household Package – special price for two adults, 18 years old and over, living in the same address: $77 together.
    To receive this price, first member purchases regular membership at the full price of $57; a second member from the same household may then use code Household2024 to bring their membership price to $20.

YWW — For Writers Ages 13-18

If you are a writer or an aspiring writer in middle or high school, check out our Young Willamette Writers Program — free for students!



Welcome! Please complete the form below. You will be asked for credit card information after you click the Sign Up button. If you are a returning member, please log in to renew your membership. Your information will appear in the form below. Press PAY NOW at the bottom of the page to pay by credit card. 

To Join/Renew by Check: (Note: joining and renewing online helps us keep our administrative costs down)

Download and complete this form and mail it along with a check (do not send cash or credit card information) to:

Willamette Writers
5331 S Macadam Ave., Suite 258, PMB 215
Portland, OR 97239



If you are not sure whether you have an online account with Willamette Writers or if you can’t remember your password:

  • Please visit this page and enter your email address.
  • If you have an account with us, you will receive an email with a link that will allow you reset your password. Be sure to check your spam folders if you don’t receive a Reset Password email.
  • If you don’t receive an email, then you don’t have an online account with us. Please use the instructions for new members joining with credit card as listed above.
  • Please contact us if you believe there’s an issue with your membership.