2024-2025 Membership

The Cape Cod Writers Center includes 200 members from the Cape Cod region and beyond. We always welcome newcomers.

Scroll to the bottom of this page for a list of current members of 2024.

Cape Cod Writers Center offers virtual Writers Night Out meetings for members through Zoom and seminars (in person) through our Pathways to Publication program. Our annual Conference will be in person for 2024.

Annual Membership on all levels enjoys access to these benefits.

  • Writing 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 of 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: Networking and talks by experts in publishing, social media, and writing techniques held in a local Cape Cod library/venue once a month.
  • The opportunity to sell your books in our summer conference bookstore.
  • Waived registration fee at the summer conference.
  • The chance to read your work before others as well as practice pitches at the summer conference.
  • 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
  • Promotion on CCWC website for yourself and books/publications with links to sales channels.


Please note:  We offer three levels of membership for 2024 – Membership is renewed annually on May 1.

Patron membership is $135.00  – Benefits include a link to your website on a separate Patrons page, additional social media promotion for your published work, and your book cover featured on CCWC website.

Basic membership is $80.00

Student membership is $30.00 – for anyone with a current student I.D., whether high school or college. 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.


Membership Options



Ray Anderson

Terri Arthur

Kathy Aspden

Jared Auchter

Susanne Avery

Thomas Baechle

Pamela Barton

Linda Benanti

Sandra Bernstein

Ragnhild Bjerke

Hugh Blair-Smith

Tom Brewer

Nancy Buonamano

Susan Busch

Carolyn Calix

James Carroll

Anita A. Caruso

Noreen Cavanaugh

Kim Clarkson

Arnold Clickstein

Richard Cochran

Pete Collura

James Coogan

Steve Coronella

Mary Cosgrove

Jeanne Cosmos

Margaret Costello

Donna Cramer

Patricia Cully

Maureen Daylor

Catherine Deans

Ted Dieffenbacher

Linda Doll

Rolla Donaghy

Frederick Donavan

Leonard Egan

Laura Eldridge

David Epel

Lois Epel

Aliza Erber

Julie Farkas

Mary Paula Fisher

C.L. Fornari

Nancy Francis

Amy Franey

Grace Gabriel

Mary Beth Gale

Christine Golding

Debi Graham-Leard

Sally Gunning

Linda Hannon

Roy Higgins

Darby Hobbs

Kate Hyers

Kathleen (Kit) Irwin

Helen Jacobson

Jacky Johnson

Rae Ann Johnson

Perry Karfunkel

Arlene Kay

Don Kelley

Thomas Kersting

David Knaack

Jane Kokernak

James Lang

Judith Lipson

Victorea Luminary

Amy MacAvery

Susan Madaus

Susan Mahler

Teresa Mascarenhas

Thomas McClutchy

Paloma McLardy

Alyssa Metcalfe

Lily Miller

Eydie Miller-Ellis

Carlo Morrissey

Gail Nickerson

Paula Norton

Pamela OHara

Robert O’Malley

Alice Openshaw

R. Wayne Parrish

Judith Partelow

Marcia Peck

James Pettibone

Nancy Prager

Paul Raymer

Susie Read

Susan Renard

Paul Rooney

Leslie Rowe

Lynn Rutman

Joe Salvo

Susan Santangelo

Pamela Schuneman

Joan Scott

Roger Seitsinger

Jen Sexton-Riley

Melissa Sharkey

Jennifer Shields

Edward Sibley

Andrew Singer

Roger Smith

HW Bill Sparks

Shane Stanford

Jen Stark-Blumenthal

Anne Staudenmaier

Tracey Stewart

Judith Stiles

Ernest Stricsek

Barbara Eppich Struna

Eileen Sullivan

Kevin Symmons

Leslie Talbot

Kathryn Taylor

Carolyn Thomas

Colleen Thomas

Mika Troutman

Andrea Twombly

Peter Walsh

Sharon Ward

Deborah Whippen

Linda Zimmerman