Memberships

Why You Should Join

If you are a crime writer, reviewer, editor, agent, publisher or a committed crime reader you should become a member of the Australian Crime Writers Association to help promote crime writing and reading in Australia.

Membership is open to published crime writers, with associate membership also offered to those in the publishing industry and associated fields, as well as to crime readers and fan(atic)s.

Join us today and benefit from:

  • The chance to contact and meet other writers;
  • A central location for promoting your book, events, giveaways and latest news directly through this website which will become a central hub;
  • Receiving regular updates informing you of all the latest happenings in the crime writing world including festivals, tours and new releases;
  • A wide range of contacts in libraries and bookshops and festivals, to help you organise and publicise your author events;
  • The opportunity to meet other bloggers, journalists, agents and publishers;
  • Links and partnerships with organisations such as the Crime Writers Association in the UK and the International Thriller Writers in the US.

NOTE RE PAYMENT OPTIONS:

We use Paypal to process all payments to ACWA. There is an option on the payment screen for you to use your credit card rather than a paypal account if you don't have one. Please read the payment screen carefully to find / follow this option.

We do not have cheque or direct debit alternatives.

Associate Membership

Open to crime readers, watchers, reviewers, bloggers, would-be writers, booksellers and all those who love the crime genre, whether it be fiction, true crime, TV dramas, or Hollywood blockbusters. Membership is completely free.

Please Note: In order to sign up as an Associate Member there is no cost, but we need you to go through the shopping cart process so that you can be identified properly - apologies for the extra step.

TO DO THIS PLEASE CLICK ON ADD TO CART.

ON THE PAGE THAT YOU ARE AUTOMATICALLY TAKEN TO - CLICK ON CHECKOUT

FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE SCREEN FROM THERE.

 

$0.00
Author Membership

Open to writers who have published at least one full-length novel or non-fiction book with a crime theme; or published serials, short stories or feature articles with a crime theme, equivalent in total to a book-length work; or a feature film script or a number of shorter screenplays with a crime theme; or written or produced in the professional theatre; or radio or television scripts, which have been broadcast.

Once you are a member of ACWA you will be able to add your new / upcoming books to our website and list your events in our calendar. Plus your details will be added to our membership listings, linking directly to your website and providing potential readers with ways of discovering your work.

Membership fee is annual.

$20.00
Publisher Membership

Open to publishers of Australian Crime Fiction.

Once you have a membership in ACWA you will be able to add your new / upcoming books to our website and list your events in our calendar. Plus your details will be added to our membership listings, linking directly to your website and providing potential readers with ways of discovering your work.

Membership fee is annual.

$50.00