How To Join
NWU-Twin Cities is a local chapter of the National Writers Union. Applications for the National Writers Union are processed by the national organization. You are assigned to a local chapter based on where you live. If you can not be assigned to one of the regional chapters you will be assigned to our At Large chapter.
Eligibility for Membership
You are eligible for membership if you have published:
You do not have to live in the United States or be a U.S. citizen to join the NWU. We welcome you if you write for U.S. publishers, publications, employers, or clients.
Online Membership Application
To join online, paying by credit card or check, please fill out the Online Membership Application.
Paper Membership Application
You can also mail in a Paper Membership Form. You can send this directly to the National Writers Union office in New York.
National Writers Union, UAW #1981
256 W. 38th Street, Suite 703
New York, NY 10018
Renewing members should visit the National Writers Union national web site and login to your account. Then follow the instructions at the top of the page Join the NWU.
Registration Forms and Links
(The online registration links will take you to the national website.)
Membership in the National Writers Union is open to all qualified writers. No one shall be prejudiced within the union on account of age, disability, ideology, literary genre, nationality, race, religion, or sexual orientation.
Advocacy & Benefits Links
National Writers Union – Twin Cities is a chapter of National Writers Union UAW Local 1981. Find more chapter listings at NWU.org.