BENEFITS

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEES
  • Free admission to eight regular program meetings each year where guest speakers examine issues relevant to writers

  • The Prose in the Park Literary Festival and Book Fair

  • "Bragging / celebration session" at each meeting

  • Networking opportunities with fellow members

  • List your skills in the "WRITERS FOR HIRE", "SPEAKERS FOR HIRE" and "READERS FOR HIRE" areas on the OIW web site

  • Discounts on all OIW EVENTS, which carry a fee, such as workshops and the annual writers retreat

  • Half price on the entry free for the new Frank Hegyi Award for Emerging Authors

  • Opportunity to be published in the OIW annual anthologies

  • Opportunity to read your works to members at events during the year

  • Subsidized Christmas party with a poetry contest

  • Inclusion of your books on our authors page

  • Opportunity to serve on the OIW Board of Directors, or as a volunteer helping a Director, to lead OIW and strengthen the Ottawa writing community

  • Membership discounts for two-year memberships, seniors and students

  • Possibility to be published in the next OIW anthology

  • New members can pay their membership fees at the beginning of each monthly meeting by cash, personal cheque or Visa. For payment by other credit cards, please contact our Membership Director, Gladys Galay at membershipoiw@gmail.com.

  • OIW is now a Corporate Member of the City of Ottawa's fitness facilities. This means that OIW members can now benefit from a 20% discount on City of Ottawa Fitness Membership in any of the city's Class A and Class B facilities. All you need to do is shown proof of current OIW membership to qualify for this generous discount.

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REGULAR MEMBERS $ 75

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SENIORS $ 50

STUDENTS $ 30

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FOR SPECIAL FAMILY, MULTI-YEAR AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP RATES 

ADDRESS

Ottawa Independent Writers

Postal Box 39016

Ottawa, ON  K1H 1A1

 

Email: communicationsoiw@gmail.com

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