There are many incentives to becoming a member of the Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars! These include:
  • An exclusive subscription to the ACWWS e-newsletter
  • Membership in a premier academic and cultural community related to the study, celebration, and circulation of creative writing and critical works by and about women of the circum-Caribbean and its diaspora. We also welcome other artists, professionals, and scholars from a diverse range of fields (e.g. law, health/medicine, religion, education, history) who wish to engage in a rich dialogue about Caribbean/Caribbean-diaspora women, gender, and sexualities
  • Graduate student and junior faculty mentorship
  • Opportunities to be considered for a graduate student writing award

While ACWWS is in its process of restructuring, the publication of MaComère: Journal of the Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars is suspended; however, selected back issues are available through the Digital Library of the Caribbean (navigate to Updates regarding the status of ACWWS publications will be posted on as well as on the Association's Facebook page (search for "Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars"). (9/2017)

The ACWWS Membership rates are fixed and must be paid annually. All those who present at ACWWS symposia and conferences must be dues-paying members in good standing. The ACWWS no longer offers Lifetime Memberships.

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Annual Dues

USA and Europe
Professional: US$100.00
*Full-time Grad. Student: US$ 50.00

Caribbean and Africa
Professional: US$ 50.00
*Full-time Graduate Student: US$ 25.00

Institutional: US$300.00

*Please submit copy of student ID

To pay by check (in US dollars):
Make check payable to "Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars" and write "Dues" in memo line; mail to:
Winnifred Brown-Glaude, PhD.

Department Chair, African American Studies
Associate Professor, African American Studies and Sociology
The College of New Jersey
Social Science Building #310
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718

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New users must set up a free PayPal account: navigate to and follow instructions.

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