DETROIT WORKING WRITERS
SINCE JUNE 5, 1900
Membership Application accepted January 15-March 15 Please read Guidelines on page 2 and directions on this form before you begin. Applications and samples that do not adhere to the guidelines will not be considered or returned.
Consistent professional excellence is the sole basis for judging eligibility for membership.
NEW MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION GUIDELINES PAGE 2
APPLICANTS must submit 5 impartially (traditionally) published works. If accepted, theymay:
- Attend workshops, programs, and open board meetings
- Facilitate workshops and programs
- Participate in and chair committees
- Vote on proposals reserved for membership determined in DWW’s Constitution and By-Laws
Guidelines: Submit legible PDFs of no more than 5 separate, exemplary samples of impartially published works with single authorship or bylines in any or several of the following publication forms: newspapers; professional newsletters; periodicals; literary or scholarly press; fiction or non-fiction books; poetry; and scripts for plays, film, or television. Works published exclusively online also may be considered on a case-by-case basis if they have been competitively selected. We need to see proof of the publisher and date of publication. For samples published in a book, we need a PDF copy of the copyright page and table of contents and up to two pages of your written content. For clips from newspapers and magazines, we need a PDF copy of the actual clip with publisher credit and date of publication. For online articles, please email a PDF copy of the article with information about the online publisher and date of publication. For plays, we need a PDF copy of the playbill.