Join the APS


All Texas poets and their supporters are welcome to join the Austin Poetry Society.

Joining the APS makes you eligible to compete in our monthly and annual contests. Members also receive our monthly Museletter, a copy of the Best Austin Poetry annual anthology, and our yearbook.

Membership Dues (Contributions to Austin Poetry Society are tax deductible.)

Annual Membership: $20.00
Patron Membership: $30.00 or more
Lifetime Membership: $500.00
Youth Membership (for poets 18 years old or younger): $10.00

To join the APS, download the membership registration form below.

APS-Membership-Application (Word)

You may submit your completed application and payment by mail or online.

To submit your application BY MAIL: 

* Print your membership application.
* Mail the completed application and check to:
The Austin Poetry Society
P.O. Box 41346
Austin TX 78704

To submit your application and payment ONLINE through Submittable, click HERE .

Please note: All memberships expire in May of each year, regardless of when you joined APS. To renew your membership, follow the same process listed above.