Writers of Kern has two classes of membership: Active and Associate. Active members are published authors who meet WOK Active Member Requirements and have been approved by the WOK Credential Committee. Associate members are authors whose writing is of publishable quality, as determined by writing samples submitted to the WOK Credential Committee.
WOK dues are set by the California Writers Club bylaws. Annual dues are payable on July 1 of each year. Active and Associate dues are $45 annually, which includes membership in CWC. An initiation fee of $20, plus the $45 annual dues is required to join. If you join between Jan 1 – June 30 there is a Half Year Member Fee of just $22.50 plus the $20 initiation fee. The $20 initiation fee is a one-time charge. There is a $20 fee to reinstate a lapsed membership. Student member dues are $15 annually.
You can complete your membership form and be redirected to the Paypal shopping cart below (you don’t need to have a paypal account to pay online).
Or if you prefer to pay via check, please complete the new member form found by clicking here and mail your check and the printed form to: Writers of Kern – Membership, PO Box 23355, Bakersfield, CA. 93390-2335. Renewing members please click here for renewal application and mail to the same address above: Writers of Kern – Membership, PO Box 23355, Bakersfield, CA. 93390-2335.