Simplified Membership Application

Use this form if you are the sole author of a full-length book published through a commercial or university press. If this doesn’t apply to you, please complete the points-based Extended Membership Application.

In order for your application to be processed, you must pay the membership application fee. The option to pay online will be provided after you submit the application. If your application is unsuccessful, you will be refunded the full fee. All membership decisions are made in confidence.

Every application must pass before the Union’s membership committee for approval. For Simplified Applications this process usually takes two to four weeks (though it may take longer in some cases). A delayed response from TWUC does not in any way reflect the quality of your application.

Please note: Former members wishing to rejoin do not need to reapply. Please contact the Union at or 416-703-8982 to complete the rejoin process. 

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Please note: Optional personal information is collected for statistical purposes only. It does not affect your application in any way and will not be shared with any third party.
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