A membership to the Authors Guild makes a perfect gift for the writer in your life! From webinars on marketing to our Guide to Self-Publishing, a membership gift includes a wealth of resources for professional development including

  • Educational webinars
  • Our online Member Community
  • Regional chapters in 16 metro areas
  • Exclusive discounts
  • The Bulletin
  • Author websites (available at the Emerging Writer level)
  • Media liability insurance

For more than a century, the Guild has fought for the rights of authors. By giving the gift of membership, you will also be helping us with our advocacy efforts to combat piracy, fight for better publishing contracts and timely compensation, and improve copyright legislation so that creators can continue making a living from their work.

Give the gift of membership today! 

While Professional Membership isn’t currently an option on the Give a Gift form, please contact us if you believe your recipient qualifies for a higher level.

New memberships are processed once a week in batches, so recipients typically receive notification of their gift 3-5 business days after purchase, and their welcome kit within 1-2 weeks. If you would like them to receive their notification on a specific day, please let us know after purchasing, so we can schedule the notification accordingly.

If you would like your gift recipient to be notified of their gift in time for Hanukkah or Christmas, please purchase your gift by 12/20, 5 p.m. ET so that we have time to enter the recipient into our database and schedule the notification