How To Become A PAN Member

RWA Pan Application

Romance Writers of America® PAN Application

General PAN Membership: Any RWA General or Honorary member who has earned at least $1,000 on a single published Eligible Novel or Eligible Novella shall be eligible for membership in PAN, provided however that works offered through Predatory Publishing companies shall not qualify. To prove eligibility for PAN, the member must submit a copy of the qualifying work’s copyright page or a verifiable ASIN, ISBN, or other unique vendor product identification number to the Office, along with proof of earnings.

Provisional PAN Membership: Any RWA General or Honorary member who has: (1) contracted for the publication of an Eligible Novel* or Eligible Novella** for an advance of at least $1,000, but said work is not yet commercially available (“Option One”); or (2) published an Eligible Novel or Eligible Novella, but not yet earned $1,000 (“Option Two”) shall be eligible for provisional membership in PAN, provided however that works offered through Predatory Publishing companies shall not qualify.

Provisional PAN members may attend the PAN Retreat and subscribe to the PAN forum but may not participate in the RWA trade-show booth, may not hold a PAN office, chair a PAN subcommittee, nor vote in PAN elections. Upon providing proof to the Office that the all General PAN requirements have been met, the Provisional PAN member shall become a General PAN member.

Upon providing proof to the Office that the all General PAN requirements have been met, the Provisional PAN member shall become a General PAN member.

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