Hi there! Thanks for your interest in becoming a KSP Writers' Centre member, or renewing your membership. It's a pleasure to have you in our community. We have four categories of membership to choose from: Concession, Full Single, Family, or Country/Interstate. Please click on the dropdown arrow below (it starts with Concession $70.00 AUD) to scroll through the options. A description of each category is listed further down on this website, to help you decide which option is the best fit for you.
‘A truly welcoming community; something for those interested in all kinds of writing; multiple sources of inspiration; great source of information about a great range of possibilities as a writer. KSP does it all so well.’ Dr Anna Soter, Professor Emeritus
Joining the KSP Writers’ Centre is a wonderful way to give back to the Australian writing community. Fees help support KSP’s general operations and ensures the sustainability of the Foundation. Membership also supports your individual journey as a writer by granting you significant discounts on KSP services and activities, as well as select discounts on services, products and events run by other WA writing organisations as part of the WA Writers United collaboration.
General membership for adults.
Seniors, pension card holders and full-time students.
Includes membership benefits for all immediate family members.
Regional, interstate and international writers located more than 100km from the KSP Writers' Centre.
PLEASE NOTE: Memberships are not confirmed until they have they been approved by the Board of Management and processed by KSPF staff. Memberships are processed manually; you should receive confirmation by email within ten working days of purchase. If you have not have heard by then, please email or phone the office to check. If your membership is not accepted by the Board of Management, as per clause 5 in the Katharine Susannah Prichard Foundation Inc Constitution (Rules of Association), you will be notified in writing and provided with a full refund.
Significant discounts on entry price to all events, readings, workshops, writing groups and other select events run by the Centre
WA Writers United discounts on select events and activities run by the Peter Cowan Writers' Centre (PCWC), Fellowship of Writers Western Australia (FAWWA), WA Poets Inc, and Out of the Asylum (OOTA)
WA Writers United discount on Westerly magazine subscription
20% discount on regular rates for hiring the writers' retreats for up to a month each year
A monthly e-newsletter to keep you up-to-date with activities at the Centre and including special interest articles on Katharine Susannah Prichard, reviews, writing tips and feature articles by Writers-in-Residence
Free advertising in the monthly newsletter for writing related news or events
Free hire of the Centre for book launches
Opportunity to be published; many writing groups produce annual anthologies
Opportunity to apply for a fellowship or residency at the Centre
Access to experienced writers' advice on a range of genres while they are in residence
Access to library, computers and Wi-Fi
Feel-good warm-fuzzies for helping to support the KSP Writers' Centre
Experience a sense of belonging to the KSP family and discover a supportive network of fellow writers, with the opportunity to volunteer and attend groups and social events to discuss and share writing projects with like-minded people.