Membership

The Cape Cod Writers Center is made up of over 300 members from all over the Cape Cod region and beyond, and we always welcome newcomers. Anyone interested in writing–whether a published or an aspiring author–is welcome to join.

We offer three levels of annual membership: Basic membership is $75.00; Patron membership is $125.00; Student membership is $25.00.

Benefits of Annual Membership for All Writers:

  • Writer’s Groups: Writers meet on a regular basis to present their work and receive constructive feedback from colleagues as they work towards publication. For more details, please click on the Writer’s Groups tab at the top on any page on this website.
  • Pathways to Publication: High-powered, one-day and weekend writing and publishing programs taught by prominent authors, editors, and agents held several times during the year. Members receive discount admission.
  • Writers Night Out: Discount to attend our gatherings of members and friends for dinner, networking, and talks by publishing experts, held in a local restaurant once a month.
  • The opportunity to sell, your books in our summer conference bookstore.
  • Waived registration fee at the summer conference (a $75 savings).
  • The chance to read your work before others as well as practice pitches at the summer conference.
  • The chance to participate in our highly successful book selling and promotion collaboration with Books By The Sea, an independent bookstore in Osterville.
  • Early notification of literary activities on Cape Cod and beyond. (Optional, for those who wish to receive e-mail from us.)
  • The opportunity to have CCWC publicize your publications, contest winnings, and other writing successes in regular Member News Roundups on our blog.

Patron membership is $125.00 annually, and benefits include a link to your website on our Patrons page and additional social media promotion for your published work.

We also offer student membership, for those ages 12 to 21. Check with the CCWC office at writers@capecodwriterscenter.org or (508) 420-0200 for more details. Parents and grandparents often purchase these memberships to encourage children who love to write.

The PayPal feature below enables easier purchase of your membership. (You don’t have to be a PayPal member; all you need is a credit card.)


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If you prefer not to use the PayPal feature, please click on the membership application below, fill in the brief form, and mail it with a check for your membership to Cape Cod Writers Center, P.O. Box 408, Osterville, MA 02655.

CCWC Membership Application