Everyone who is involved in or interested in writing for publication, the book arts, or the literary professions is invited to join NMBA. We also welcome out-of-state members. Click to read more about our mission statement and history.

Membership dues are $50 per year.

If you and your partner wish to join together, one must register at the regular membership rate of $50, the second can join as a partner for only $20 for the first year. Membership dues will be $50/year/person thereafter.

Students enrolled in a full-time accredited educational program can register at $25 for each year of enrollment.

If you would like to know more about membership or would like to volunteer to help in our recruitment efforts, please email by clicking here.

There are two ways to submit your membership application:

1. Download a form that you can print, complete, and mail with your check to NMBA, P.O. Box 1285, Santa Fe, NM 87504. To join by this process, click the “Download” button:

Download printable Join NMBA form (PDF)

2. Process your application online by completing the online form below. You will have an option to pay online via PayPal (using a major credit card or PayPal account), or by check.

Complete online Join NMBA form