The Dog Writers Association of America is a professional organization for writers, photographers, illustrators and others involved in creative endeavors that promote the interests of dogs. Members share ideas as well as creative and professional techniques. The organization also sponsors an annual contest.

If you have any questions about membership prior to joining, please contact: Laurren Darr, DWAA Secretary at

Benefits of Membership

Members receive these perks to help promote their career:

  • Receive notification as soon as our ruff DRAFTS newsletter is published
  • Participate in the rich community of our members only forum
  • Promotion on our Facebook social media page
  • Discount contest entry fee to the annual writing contest
  • Listing on our member websites page, to promote your website or blog