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The Public Safety Writers Association is open to writers of both fiction and non-fiction who either are members of a public safety organization or who write in the crime, mystery, and/or public safety genres. The organization is also open to illustrators, photographers, cartoonists, editors, and publishers. Both published and non-published writers are welcome.
Dues: The basic writer membership fee is $65.00 per year.
Membership benefits include:
All members in good standing of PSWA are eligible to enter an annual writing competition. Entry requirements and an entry form are posted on this website. Click on “Writing Competition.”
All new and renewing members may take advantage of a one-time manuscript review by one of the association’s published authors. Details about the review process and a submission form are posted on this website. Click on “Manuscript Review.”
All members in good standing are eligible to be invited to sit on panels if they attend the PSWA annual conference. Check the “Conference” webpage for details on dates and place.
All members of PSWA are welcome to participate in our private Facebook Group and our e-mail group, intended to provide networking opportunities for members.
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