Willamette Writers Membership (Must Be 18 or Older)

Whether you’re just starting to write or are published many times over, you are welcome at Willamette Writers.

Writers at all levels are invited to join — from those of you just getting started to successful authors, poets, screenwriters, bloggers, what have you. 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 its beginning in 1965, Willamette Writers has helped writers increase skills related to the craft of writing. So become a member today, and join your local writers community!

Your Member Benefits Include

Annual Membership Dues

  • Regular Price – individual member, 18 years old and over: $57
  • Student Price – one full time student, 18 years old and over; must present a current student ID at events: $30
    To apply student price, please use code Student2020.
  • 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 Household2020 to bring their membership price to $20.

Young Writers

If you are a writer or an aspiring writer between the ages of 13 and 18, we invite you to register to our Young Willamette Writers program!

How to Join/Renew

New Members Joining with Credit Card

Welcome! Please complete the form below. You will be asked for credit card information after you push the Sign Up button.

Lapsed/Current Members Renewing with Credit Card

Welcome back! To renew your membership, please do one of the following:

  • If you haven’t renewed your membership since May 2016: Please use the instructions for new members joining by credit card as listed above.
  • Other returning/renewing members: 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. 

Do I have an account? What is my password?

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.

To Join/Renew by Check

You may also download and complete this form and mail it along with a check (do not send cash or credit card information) to: Willamette Writers, 5331 SW Macadam Ave., Suite 258, PMB 215, Portland, OR 97239. Please know that joining and renewing online helps us keep our administrative costs down.