History of the Authors Guild

The Authors Guild has been the nation’s leading advocate for writers’ interests in effective copyright protection, fair contracts and free expression since it was founded as the Authors League of America in 1912. It provides legal assistance and a broad range of web services to its members.

Board of Directors

The Guild boasts a distinguished Board of Directors working to ensure that the Guild continues to address the issues that most concern its members.


Judy Blume

“The Authors Guild is the professional organization for every published writer! Today’s Guild is industrious, dynamic and works exclusively for our benefit. Do you know anybody else who does?”

- Judy Blume