Benefits of Membership
Benefits of Membership

Join GCLS and be part of an exciting, dynamic community of authors, readers, publishers, and booksellers.

Join and support

  • Writers of lesbian literature
  • Recognition and awards for significant writing achievements
  • Greater understanding and promotion of lesbian literature
  • Events that showcase lesbian literature

There are 2 membership levels – Individual and Business. Both levels receive these benefits.

  • Access to groups
  • Create and/or maintain your own blog on our website
  • Access to GCLS videos
  • Member pricing for the Annual Conference
  • Member pricing for advertising in our conference and award programs
  • Inclusion in Member Director IF you set your profile visibility to public or member
  • Opportunity to apply to serve on Board of Directors
  • Voting privileges for GCLS popular choice awards

Individual member ($30 annual fee, Valued at $100): You will receive all the above plus…

  • Ten (10) content pages under your profile
  • Member pricing for vendor tables at the annual conference including two (2) free vendor room only tickets

Business member ($75 annual fee, Valued at $240): You will receive all the above plus…

  • Twenty (20) content pages under your profile
  • Member pricing for vendor tables at the annual conference including four (4) free vendor room only tickets
  • Purchase one (1) vendor table and get a second table at no cost
  • Member pricing for additional vendor passes
  • Free vendor room slide show advertising
  • One (1) free promotional insert in attendees’ bags at the annual conference
  • One (1) free business card size ad in the annual conference program
Additional benefits to member readers include the opportunity to:
  • Meet and network with your favorite writers
  • Meet and friend other readers of lesbian literature
  • Support your favorite authors
Additional benefits to member writers include:
  • Educational opportunities
  • Network with other writers to share best practices, at GCLS events, and via our groups and forums
  • Calls for Submissions and industry contest information
Additional benefits to member publishers, bookstore owners, and industry insiders include:
  • Recognition for your publishing company, bookstore, or distribution outlet in our business listing and when you participate in our Annual Conference.
  • The opportunity to network, discover new talent, and support other small lesbian presses, booksellers, and stores.
  • Direct networking with other writers, editors, booksellers, and publishers for ideas, support and networking.

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Golden Crown Literary Society
P.O. Box 720154
Dallas, TX 75372
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