International Association of Crime Writers, North American Branch


Who is Eligible to Join?

As we are an organization of professional writers, we require that applicants have published in the crime genre at least one book, short story, or article, or have had produced one play or screenplay. Professionals in the field (editors, agents, booksellers, journalists, critics) are also eligible to join.

Why Join IACW/NA?

Of the many fine crime writing organizations that exist, no other is truly international in its orientation. We should like your help in doing what we can to promote the free exchange of ideas around the globe. You'll find, as we have, that you have colleagues facing the terror of the blank page in every nation on earth. Please join us in our worldwide efforts to get crime writers the respect they deserve!

How to Join

Step 1: Download the application form in Adobe Acrobat format. If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat reader installed, follow the link below to obtain it.

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Step 2: Fill out the application form and send it along with a check for $65, payable to IACW/NA, to the following address:

International Association of Crime Writers
North American Branch
P. O. Box 863
Norman, Oklahoma 73070

For more information, contact J. Madison Davis at: