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Membership

Peter Cowan Writers’ Centre Inc.’s memberships run from 1 January to 31 December each year. We now offer five categories of membership:

Standard Individual $62.00
Concession: Centrelink Card holders & Uni/TAFE students $47.00
High School Students (12-18 years) $20.00
Family $77.00
Associate* $25.00

For new Members joining after 31st March each year a pro-rata rate applies. Please contact the Centre for further information and pro-rata rates BEFORE paying your fee.

Membership Benefits (for all categories excluding Associate)

  • Discount rates for PCWC workshops and special events
  • Reciprocal workshop rates at our sister centres, Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre and at the Fellowship of Australian Writers WA
  • PCWC is also a partner organisation in WA Writers United alongside KSP, FAWWA, OOTA, WA Poets Inc. and Westerly literary journal. Please enquire at each organisation for discounts available at WA Writers United partner events.
  • Receive our e-Bulletin outlining competitions, publication opportunities and writing events on offer throughout WA and Australia, with some overseas opportunities
  • Receive our special edition e-Magazine featuring the awarded stories in our competitions (published with author permission)
  • Invitation to enter the Members Only Writing Competition
  • Writing Groups
  • 10% discount on books purchased at Dymocks Joondalup

*Associate Member Benefits (suitable for regional/rural and interstate writers, or members of other writing centres) 

  • Receive our e-Bulletin outlining competitions, publication opportunities and writing events on offer throughout WA and Australia, with some overseas opportunities
  • Receive our special edition e-Magazine featuring the awarded stories in our competitions (published with author permission)
  • Associate members do not receive discounts on PCWC workshops or special events

How to Join/Renew Your Membership

  1. You can pay your membership at Eventbrite with your credit card (Mastercard/Visa/American Express) or most bank debit cards with the Mastercard or Visa symbol. Eventbrite also offers an option to pay via your Paypal account. Note: there is a small Eventbrite processing fee for this service which Eventbrite retains.
  2. To pay, go to Eventbrite HERE. Once you are in Eventbrite, click on the green tab marked ‘Tickets’.  Then choose the category of membership you wish to pay by changing the quantity from 0 to 1. Then click the red ‘checkout’ button. This will take you to a screen to complete your details. Please complete all fields marked with a red * including your current e-mail address so you receive confirmation of your payment. After entering your payment details, please complete your name and email address again. Click the red ‘Place your Order’ tab. Make sure you record your Order/Ticket No (top of the next screen). It will also be on the e-mail confirmation you receive from Eventbrite. This number MUST be entered onto your Membership Form.
  3. Complete the Membership Form: HERE
  4. Once your payment has been processed, PCWC will issue your membership card and welcome letter.

Queries?

Please contact PCWC by using the Contact Form or e-mail us at: PeterCowanWritersCentre@outlook.com providing your name, e-mail address, phone number and the nature of your query, so we may contact you. Thank you.