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					membership application                                               are you applying
I wish to join the Fellowship of Australian Writers:                 to join as a                                                      novelist/fictionwriter
NAME: ________________________________________
                                                                     member                                                                    poetry writer
ADDRESS: _____________________________________
                                                                     associate member?                                                    screenplay writer
________________________(P/CODE): ______________
                                                                                                                                            children’s writer
TEL: _________________________________________
                                                                     A Member is a published writer of at least one book           young adult fiction writer
EMAIL : _______________________________________                      (any communication medium) or an editor whose work
                                                                     constitutes a reputable contribution to letters.                  crime/mystery writer
Subscription Rates
Regular* $45 for 1 year, $85 for 2 years, $200 for 5 years
$400 for 10 years Student/Pensioner $33* Institutions $85
                                                                     Full-time journalists, playwrights whose work/s have               sci-fi/fantasy writer
                                                                     been performed, writers involved in sustained writing
Students subscribing at the concession rate must have
full-time status. All concession subscribers should please
                                                                     of a professional, commercial or literary nature -
                                                                     articles, poetry, freelance journalism, short stories,
                                                                                                                                            romance writer
show a students number / health care card number etc.
(aged pensioners and seniors excepted)
                                                                     song lyrics, etc. - are also eligible for Membership.
                                                                                                                                    autobiographical writer
         Please find enclosed a cheque for $......................
                                                                     Members have the right to vote at FAW’s AGM and
                                                                     other times of election. If you are applying for Mem -
                                                                                                                                          short story writer
         (cheques to be made out to ‘FAW (Vic) Inc’)
                                                                     bership, please submit a brief list of writing credits with
                                                                     this application.
                                                                                                                                          non-fiction writer
         I wish to pay $..................... by credit card
         Mastercard / Visa (please circle)                           An Associate Member is any other person, not
                                                                                                                                              feature writer
                                                                     necessarily a published writer, who is interested in
     __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __                 writing. Associate Members are not eligible to vote on               occasional writer
                                                                     motions at AGMs, but in every other way receive the
Expiry date _____________________________________                    same rights and benefits as Members.                                   dedicated writer
Signature ______________________________________

Member or Associate Member?
I wish to join FAW as a:                                                                                                                             are you a


Send your completed form to:
                                      Associate Member

                                                                     Now, tick the appropriate box on the
FAW - Memberships, PO Box 973, Eltham VIC 3095                       membership application form.
                                                             As a member of the FAW, you will receive:
                                                             - Four issues of The Australian Writer per year
                                                             - Free professional advice
the fellowship                                               - Free contract appraisal

   of australian writers,                                    - The opportunity to enter our National Literary Awards
                                                                                                                             The Fellowship of Australian Writers (Vic)

                                                                                                                               PO Box 973, Eltham VIC 3095
commonly known as the FAW, has been helping Australian
writers achieve their goals for over seventy years. An
Australia-wide, non-profit organisation, the FAW has long
                                                             free professional advice                                                 Tel. (03) 9431 2370

                                                                                                                              You can now join or renew online at
been committed to the promotion of Australian literature
                                                             The daily operations of the FAW are carried out by a commit -
and the development of Australian writers.                                                                                   
                                                             tee of professional writers. These writers hail from a rich
                                                             diversity of backgrounds, including fiction, non-fiction,
Today, the FAW continues to help Australian writers of all
                                                             children’s writing, playwriting and poetry. Their experience
ages, backgrounds and levels of experience.
                                                             equips them to give you helpful and practical advice on
There are no qualifications for FAW membership other
                                                             a range of writing issues - copyright, publishing, industry
than an interest in writing.
                                                             rates, literary agents, courses and more.

    the australian writer                                    free contract appraisal
                                                             Before signing a contract, you are welcome to send it to
    The Australian Writer is the regular
    magazine publication of FAW. Members                     the FAW. Our contract specialists will read it carefully and
    receive four issues per year.                            return it to you with any suggestions for additions or
                                                             alterations they feel may be helpful to you.
    The Australian Writer is recognised as one
    of the most comprehensive sources of
    information available to Australian writers.
    Each issue includes:                                       literary awards
          - writing competitions
          - publishing opportunities                           Every year the FAW administers the prestigious National
          - grants and funding information                     Literary Awards, open to writers of all levels of
          - opportunities for young writers                    experience.
          - advice on selling your work
          - tips for improving your craft                      The entry form for the Awards is in cluded in the
          - industry news & events                             August/September issue of The Australian Writer
          - interviews with Australian writers                 each year.

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