Membership

Becoming a Member 

WNBA membership calendar year runs from June 1 through May 31, but new members may join at any time. Individuals who join as new members after March 1 of any given year will be considered members for the following year.

REGULAR
per year
$50
Membership Level
Free or Reduced Admission to programs and events
Access to WNBA Membership Database
Access to Archives and Forums
Opportunity to write for WNBA-NYC Blog and WNBA-National Newsletter
For authors, opportunity to have book links and news on website
Eligibility to vote in all local and national WNBA elections and nominate people for offices and awards.
Eligibility to join chapter committees
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EXECUTIVE
per year
$85
Membership Level
Benefits of Regular Membership, PLUS:
Allowed complimentary guest to all WNBA programs
Join/Renew
STUDENT
per year
$20
Membership Level
Benefits of Regular Membership, and AVAILABLE TO:
Those enrolled half or full-time in a degree program at an accredited institution of higher learning
Recent graduate with less than 6 months’ employment in the publishing industry
Student ID required
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NETWORK
per year
$50
Membership Level
Benefits of Regular Membership, and AVAILABLE TO:
Those who live 50 miles or more from an active WNBA Chapter
Join/Renew

Benefits

Networking: Joining WNBA makes you part of a dynamic local and national network of publishing professionals, providing valuable contacts and connections that can be beneficial at all stages of your career.

Free, Reduced and/or Priority Admission to Panels and Social Events: Members can attend any of the panels, workshops, and networking events that we sponsor each year and can listen to or download streaming audio of past panels on the Members Only page of this Web site. Members may also bring guests without charge to the annual networking party in September.

Subscription to The Bookwoman: WNBA’s National newsletter is published three times a year and reports on book people, institutions, and events in the publishing world.

Participation in the WNBA-NYC Blog. The blog posts the latest in chapter news and events, as well as book reviews and literary-related event happenings throughout New York City. Members are encouraged to contribute.

Chapter Membership Directory: This networking tool—available only to members—lists names, addresses, and professional affiliations of all active members.

Access to the WNBA National Database and Member-Only pages: Connect with WNBA members in eight other cities across the country. Attend WNBA-related programs and events at the national meetings of the BEA, ALA, and MLA.


Membership Renewal Schedule 

The WNBA membership year runs from June 1 to May 31, but enrollment is open all year; new members may join at any time. New members that join between March 1 and May 31 will have their membership extended to the following year.

Members that join between June and February will be up for renewal the following June.

Questions? Contact membership@wnba-nyc.org.

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