Groups and Association for Writers

This list is updated as of November 22, 2009. I have added more international listings and updated the addresses. There are hundreds of groups and associations out there. I know I have only scratched the surface, but this should get you started.

United States Writing Groups and Associations

Academy Of American Poets
584 Broadway, Suite 1208
New York, NY 10012-3250
Phone: 212-274-0343
FAX: 212-274-9427
Email: academy@poets.org
www.poets.org

Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences
5220 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601-3109
Phone: 818-754-2800
Fax: 818-761-2827
cdn.emmys.tv/membership/index.php

Advertising Club Of New York
235 Park Avenue South 6th Floor
New York, NY 10003-1450
Phone 212-533-8080
Fax 212-533-1929
www.theadvertisingclub.org/membership

Advertising Women Of New York
25 W. 45th Street, Suite 403
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-221-7969
Fax: 212-221-8296
www.awny.org/HowToJoin.html

American Advertising Federation (AAF)
1101 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 800-999-2231
Fax: 202-898-0159
Email: aaf@aaf.org
www.aaf.org

American Association Of Sunday And Feature Editors
1117 Journalism Bldg
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-7111
Phone: 301-314-2631
www.aasfe.org

American Book Producers Association
611 Broadway, Suite 611
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 212-645-2368
Fax: 212-802-2893
Email: office@ABPAonline.org
www.abpaonline.org/

American Federation Of Television And Radio Artists (AFTRA)
5757 Wilshire Boulevard, 9th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036-3600
Tel: 323-634-8100
Fax: 323-634-8194
www.aftra.org

American Historical Association
400 A Street, S.E.,
Washington, DC 20003-3889
Phone: 202-544-2422
Fax: 202-544-8307
Email: info@historians.org
www.historians.org/

American News Women’s Club
1607 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 202-332-6770
Fax: 202-265-6092
Email: anwclub@comcast.net
www.anwc.org

American Society For Information Science
1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 510
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Phone: 301-495-0900
Fax: 301-495-0810
Email: asis@asis.org
www.asis.org

American Society Of Business Press Editors
214 North Hale St.
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: 630-510-4588
Fax: 630-510-4501
Email: info@asbpe.org
www.asbpe.org

American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers
1 Lincoln Plaza
New York, NY 10023
212-997-0947
www.ascap.com

American Society for Indexing
10200 West 44th Avenue, Suite 304
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Phone: 303-463-2887
Fax: 303-422-8894
asindexing.org

American Society Of Journalists And Authors
1501 Broadway, Suite 302
New York, NY 10036
212-997-0947
www.asja.org

American Society Of Magazine Editors
810 Seventh Avenue, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-872-3700
Fax: 212-906-0128
Email: asme@magazine.org
www.magazine.org

American Society Of Newspaper Editors (ASNE)
11690B Sunrise Valley Dr.
Reston, VA 20191
Phone: 703-453-1122
www.asne.org

American Theatre Critics Association
P.O. Box 26945
Phoenix, AZ 85068
602-956-2310
Email: atca_admin@msn.com
www.americantheatrecritics.org

American Women In Radio And Television (AWRT)
1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500
McLean, VA 22102
www.awrt.org

Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP)
174 Spadina Ave, Suite 306
Toronto Ontario M5T 2C2
Phone: 416-487-6116
Fax: 416-487-8815
Email: admin@canbook.org
www.publishers.ca

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs
George Mason University
MS 1E3
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
www.awpwriter.org

Association For Business Communication
PO Box 6143
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962-0001
Telephone: 936-468-6280
Fax: 936-468-6281
www.businesscommunication.org

Association Of American Advertising Agencies (AAAA)
666 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
www.aaaa.org

Association of American Publishers, Inc.
50 F Street, NW
4th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-347-3375
Fax: 202-347-3690
www.publishers.org

Association Of Authors’ Representatives (AAR)
10 Astor Place, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003
www.aaronline.org

The Authors Guild
31 East 32nd Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 563-5904
Fax: (212) 564-5363
E-mail: staff@authorsguild.org
www.authorsguild.org

California Writers’ Club
PO Box 1281
Berkeley, CA 9470
www.calwriters.org

Children’s Book Council
12 West 37th Street, Floor 2
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212.966.1990
Fax: 212.966.2073
Email: cbc.info@cbcbooks.org
www.cbcbooks.org

Direct Marketing Association
6 E. 3rd Street
New York, NY 10017 USA
212-689-4977
www.the-dma.org

Horror Writers Association
244 5th Ave., Suite 2767
New York, NY 10001
www.horror.org

The International Association of Business Communicators
601 Montgomery Street, Suite 1900
San Francisco, CA 94111 USA
Phone: 415-544-4700

International Women’s Writing Guild
P.O. Box 810, Gracie Station
New York, NY 10028-0082
Tel: (212)737-7536
Fax: (212)737-9469
Email: dirhahn@iwwg.org
www.iwwg.com

Mystery Writers of America
1140 Broadway, Suite 1507
New York NY 10001
Phone: 212-888-8171
Fax: 212-888-8107
Email: mwa@mysterywriters.org
http://www.mysterywriters.org/

The National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE)
P.O. Box 549
Ashland, Virginia 23005
Phone: 804-767-5961
Email: janice@naiwe.com
www.naiwe.com

National Association of Women Writers
24165 IH-10 West, Ste. 217 – 637
San Antonio , TX 78257
866-821-5829 (toll free)
naww.org/blog/

National Writers Union (NWU)
256 West 38th Street, Suite 703
New York, NY 10018
212-254-0279
nwu.org

PEN American Center
588 Broadway, Suite 303
New York, NY 10012
E-mail: pen@pen.org
Telephone: 212-334-1660
Fax: 212-334-2181
www.pen.org

Poets and Writers
90 Broad Street, Suite 2100
New York, NY 10004
Phone: 212-226-3586
Fax: 212-226-3963
www.pw.org

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
33 Maiden Lane, 11th Fl.
New York, NY 10038-5150
212-826-1250
www.prsa.org

Romance Writers of America
14615 Benfer Road
Houston, TX 77069
Phone: 832-717-5200
Fax: 832-717-5201
Email: info@rwanational.org
www.rwanational.org

Science Fiction Writers of America
P.O. Box 4236
West Columbia, SC 29171
803-791-5942
www.sfwa.org

Society of American Travel Writers
7044 South 13 Street
Oak Creek, WI 53154 USA
Phone: 414-908-4949
Fax: 414-768-8001
www.satw.org

Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators
8271 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 323-782-1010
Fax: 323-782-1892
www.scbwi.org

Women Who Write (New Jersey based)
PO Box 652
Madison NJ 07940
womenwhowrite.org

Writers Guild Of America – East
555 W 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-767-7800
Email: info@wgaeast.org
www.wgaeast.org

Writers Guild Of America – West
7000 West Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(213) 951-4000
www.wga.org

Canadian Writing Groups and Associations

Canadian Authors Association (CAA)
PO Box 581, Stn. Main
Orillia ON L3V 6K5
Phone: (705) 653-0323
Toll-free: (866) 216-6222
canauthors.org

Canadian Poetry Association
331 Elmwood Dr.,
Suite 4-212
Moncton, NB, Canada
E1A1X6
Phone: 506-380-1222
Email: poemata@live.com
cpa.yolasite.com

Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers (CANSCAIP)
104-40 Orchard View Blvd.
Lower Level Entrance
Toronto, ON
CANADA
M4R 1B9
Phone: 416-515-1559
Email: office@canscaip.org
www.canscaip.org

Editors’ Association of Canada
Association canadienne des pigistes de l’edition
(FEAC/ACP)
505–27 Carlton Street
Toronto ON M5B 1L2
416 975-1379
1 866 226-3348
communications@editors.ca
www.editors.ca

The Federation of British Columbia Writers
PO Box 3887
Stn Terminal
Vancouver, BC Canada V6B 3Z3
Phone: 604-683-2057
Email: bcwriters@shaw.ca
www.bcwriters.com

League of Canadian Poets (LCP)
312 – 192 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON
M5T 2C2
Phone: 416-504-1657
Fax: 416-504-0096
www.poets.ca

Periodical Writers Association of Canada (PWAC)
215 Spadina Avenue, Suite #123
Toronto ON M5T 2C7
Phone: (416) 504-1645
Email: info@pwac.ca
www.pwac.ca

Playwrights Guild of Canada
215 Spadina Ave.
Suite #210
Toronto, Ontario
Canada, M5T 2C7
Phone: 416.703.0201
Fax: 416.703.0059
Email: info@playwrightsguild.ca
www.playwrightsguild.ca

Saskatchewan Writers Guild
Box 3986
Regina, SK S4P 3R9
Phone: (306) 757-6310
Fax: (306) 565-8554
swg@sk.sympatico.ca
www.skwriter.com

Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia
WFNS
1113 Marginal Road
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
Phone: 902-423-8116
Email: talk@writers.ns.ca
www.writers.ns.ca

The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC)
90 Richmond Street East, Suite 200
Toronto, ON, M5C 1P1
www.writersunion.ca

Australian Writing Groups and Associations

Australian Writers Guild
5 Blackfriars Street Chippendale NSW 2008
Phone: 02 9319 0339
Fax: 02 9319 0141
Email: admin@awg.com.au
www.awg.com.au

Australian Society of Authors
PO Box 1566
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
Phone: +61 2 9318 0877
Fax: +61 2 9318 0530
Email: asa@asauthors.org
www.asauthors.org

Fellowship of Australian Writers
PO Box 973
Eltham. Vic. 3095
Phone: 0413 736 723
Email: secretary@writers.asn.au

Fellowship of Australian Writers – Western Australia
PO Box 6180
Swanbourne, WA 6910
Phone: +61 8 9384 4771
Email: admin@fawwa.org.au

South Australian Writers’ Centre
PO Box 43
Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: 08 8223 7662
Fax: 08 8232 3994
Email: sawriters@sawc.org.au
www.sawc.org.au

New Zealand Writing Groups and Associations

New Zealand Writers Guild
PO Box 47 886
Ponsonby
Auckland 1144
Phone: +64 9 360 1408
Fax: +64 9 360 1409
Email: info@nzwg.org.nz
www.nzwritersguild.org.nz

New Zealand Society of Authors
PO Box 7701
Wellesley Street
Auckland 1141
Phone/Fax: +64 9 379 4801
www.authors.org.nz

British Writing Groups and Associations

Writers’ Guild of Great Britain
40 Rosebery Avenue
London
EC1R 4RX
Tel: 020 7833 0777
Fax: 020 7833 4777
Email: erik@writersguild.org.uk
www.writersguild.org.uk

Crime Writers’ Association
Phone: 07780 693 144.
Email: info@thecwa.co.uk
www.thecwa.co.uk

The Society of Authors
84 Drayton Gardens
London
SW10 9SB
Tel: 020 7373 6642
Fax: 020 7373 5768
www.societyofauthors.org

International Writing Groups and Associations

International Affiliation of Writers Guilds
Email: postmaster@iawg.org
www.iawg.org

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