For Members

Media Liability Insurance

The Authors Guild has entered into an agreement with the media liability insurance company Axis Pro, the world’s leading underwriter of media liability insurance, to offer Guild members professional liability insurance.

Health Insurance

We offer a nationwide dental plan.  For information about the insurance marketplace, or “exchanges,” available under the Affordable Care Act, please visit

Web Services

A range of web services are available to Authors Guild members, including website hosting, free or low-cost website building with our easy-to-use Sitebuilder software, domain name registration, and custom e-mail addresses through our GuildMail system.

Legal Services

Authors Guild members receive our Model Trade Book Contract and Guide, and free book contract and author-agent agreement reviews from our staff attorneys.

Panels and Programs

Throughout the year, the Authors Guild and the Authors Guild Foundation sponsor panel discussions and phone-in seminars on topics such as publicity, the author-agent relationship, tax tips for writers, school visits, and book contract negotiation.

Back in Print

The Guild’s service makes out-of-print works available through online bookstores and the nation’s largest book wholesaler. There is no charge for members to participate, for most titles.