Whether you are new to the writing process, just starting out, an emerging or established author; being part of the QWC writing community means you’re connected with other writers who can share and inspire you on your writing journey.

By joining QWC you’re also supporting the writing sector in Queensland and have a voice in the future of Queensland Writers Centre.

But don’t take our word for it – hear what one of our members has to say!

Choose the right membership category for you from the options below. Please contact us if you have questions about membership or would prefer to join or renew over the phone.

Membership Categories

Full Membership

$70 for one year; $130 for two years 

Join

Get the most out of your membership with access to our complete range of benefits and events. Concession Membership and 5-year Passionate Membership are also available in this category.

Billing automatically recurs at the end of your membership period for your convenience.

Benefits:

  • Exclusive booking period and up to 30% off tickets to our in-person program of events
  • Discounted access to our online courses created by industry professionals and published authors
  • Subscription to WQ Magazine (in choice of print or PDF)
  • Access to The Writer’s Surgery and members only services
  • As well as all other member benefits below

Youth Membership

$55 per year

Join

In partnership with Express Media, Australia’s foremost provider of support and development opportunities for young people in writing and media, this membership is open to anyone 25 years or younger.

Benefits:

  • Subscription to WQ Magazine (in PDF)
  • Other benefits the same as Full Membership

Plus these benefits from Express Media:

  • Subscription to Voiceworks quarterly magazine (in PDF)
  • Unlimited submissions to Express Media’s publications, prizes  and fellowships
  • Unlimited access to Express Media’s courses, workshops and events

Group & Organisation Memberships

$99 or $150 per year

Join

Make sure your organisation is up to date with what’s happening in the Queensland writing sector.

Billing automatically recurs at the end of your membership period for your convenience.

Benefits:

  • One subscription to WQ Magazine (in choice of print or PDF)
  • Exclusive booking period and up to 30% off tickets to our program of events
  • Discounted access to our online courses created by industry professionals and published authors
  • One subscription to WQ Magazine (in choice of print or PDF)
  • Access to The Writer’s Surgery and members only services
  • As well as all other member benefits below

Member Benefits, Discounts and Offers

All QWC members receive the following additional benefits:

  • Members-only online content (indicated by a 🔒) including articles and writers guides
  • Pen and Pixel weekly newsletter
  • Discounted advertising rates
  • Member Milestones listings to tell the world about your writing achievements
  • Information on competitions and opportunities
  • Priority access to writing advice by email or over the phone

Members also receive the following discounts for products and services throughout Queensland (on presentation of membership card):