Santa Clara County Branch of National League of American Pen Women
Santa Clara County Branch of National League of American Pen Women




Want to become a member because you like what we're about?  


Please contact us. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our organization as soon as possible!



Here are links to National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. regarding membership and our prestigious history:


How to Join:



Eligibility for Membership

To be eligible for Active Membership in The League, a women must be native-born naturalized citizen of the United States of America. She must have received payment in the commercial market for at least three original works of professional standard within the past five years in any of the membership classifications. 


Haven't sold anything?  Not to worry, there are associate memberships and student memberships also available.



Credentials for Membership


Upon invitation to join The League, the candidate is asked to fill out an application for membership. The application is signed by a sponsor and an endorser who are active members in good standing. The application and three samples or more of professional work qualifying her for membership in Art, Letters or Music are the candidate’s credentials. The credentials are presented for approval by the branch membership committee and by the national membership committee. 





Download and complete membership application from the Nlapw website,


Applications  for the Santa Clara County Branch should then be mailed to Membership chair Susan Zerweck at

408 353-1769