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* Academy of American Poets * The Albany Poetry Workshop - online AND in Albany * American Agricultural Editors' Association * American Amateur Press Association * American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors * American Christian Romance Writers * American Copy Editors Society * American Crime Writers League * American Jewish Press Association * American Medical Writers Association * AMWA Northern California Chapter * American Screenwriters Association * American Society of Business Publication Editors * American Society of Indexers * American Society of Journalists and Authors * American Society of Magazine Editors * American Society of Media Photographers * ASMP Northern California Chapter * American Society of Newspaper Editors * Asian American Journalists Association - HQ: San Francisco * Associated Church Press * Associated Press Managing Editors * Associated Press Sports Editors * Association for Women Journalists * Association for Women in Communications * Association for Women in Sports Media * Association of American Editorial Cartoonists * Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors (ACRE) * Association of Food Journalists - formerly Newspaper Food Editors and Writers Association * Association of Health Care Journalists * Association of Opinion Page Editors * Association of Authors' Representatives * The Authors Guild


* Bay Area Editors Forum * Bay Area Independent Publishers Association * Bay Area Travel Writers * Black Writers United


* California Chicano News Media Association * California Dance Educators Association * California Newspaper Publishers Association * California Society of Newspaper Editors * California Writers' Club * CWC Bakersfield (Writers of Kern) * CWC Berkeley * CWC Central Coast * CWC East Sierra (Ridge Writers) *CWC Inland Empire * CWC Marin County * CWC Mount Diablo * CWC Peninsula * CWC Redwood (Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Marin counties) * CWC Sacramento * CWC South Bay * Cat Writers' Association, Inc. * Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada * Central Coast Press Club - media and public relations professionals in Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties * Construction Writers Association * Council of Literary Magazines and Presses * Council of Science Editors * Criminal Justice Journalists


* Dog Writers Association of America * Dramatists Guild of America


* Editcetera - a self-governing association of freelance publishing and publications professionals [HQ: Berkeley] * Editorial Freelancers Association * Education Writers Association * Erotica Readers & Writers Association * Evangelical Press Association


* Garden Writers Association * Golf Writers Association of America


* Haiku Poets of Northern California * Horror Writers Association


* Independent Press Association * International Association of Business Communicators * IABC San Francisco Chapter * IABC Silicon Valley Chapter * Internet Entertainment Writers Association * Internet Press Guild * Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc


* Jazz Journalists Association * Journalism and Women Symposium * Journalism Education Association


* Korean American Women Artists & Writers Association


* Media Alliance - San Francisco-based "nonprofit training and resource center for media workers, community organizations, and political activists" * Mystery Writers of America * MWA Northern California Chapter (for writers)


* National Association of Black Journalists * National Association of Broadcasters * National Association of Hispanic Journalists * National Association of Medical Communicators * National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communication - includes contact info for San Francisco Bay Area chapter * National Association of Real Estate Editors * National Association of Science Writers * NASW Northern California Science Writers Association * National Association for the Self-Employed * National Association of Women Writers * National Book Critics Circle * National Cartoonists Society * National Conference of Editorial Writers * National Federation of Press Women * National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association * National Newspaper Association * National Press Club * National Press Foundation * National Press Photographers Association * National Scholastic Press Association * National Writers Association * NWA contact info for Siskiyou chapter * National Writers Union * NWU S.F. Bay Area Local-3 (Oakland) * NWU Santa Cruz/Monterey Local-7 * National Writing Project * Northern California Writing Project * Native American Journalists Association * Newspaper Association of America * The Newspaper Guild/CWA * North American Association of Travel & Lifestyle Writers * North American Guild of Beer Writers * North American Snowsports Journalists Association * North American Travel Journalists Association * Northern California Media Workers Guild/Typographic Union - 1998 merger of the Northern California Newspaper Guild and the Bay Area Typographical Union * Northern California Writers & Filmmakers


* Online News Association * Organization of Black Screenwriters * Outdoor Writers Association of America * Outdoor Writers Association of California - Petaluma


* PEN American Center * PEN Center USA * Poetry Society of America * Police Writers Association * Public Radio News Directors, Inc. * Public Relations Society of America * PRSA Oakland/East Bay Chapter * PRSA Silicon Valley Chapter


* Radio-Television News Directors Association * Religion Newswriters Association * Romance Writers of America * RWA Monterey Bay Fiction Writers * RWA Sacramento Valley Rose * RWA San Francisco Area * RWA Silicon Valley chapter


* Sacramento Publishers & Authors * Sacramento Suburban Writers * San Francisco Screenwriters * San Jose Newspaper Guild * Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association * Short Mystery Fiction Society * Sisters in Crime * SinC Northern California Chapter (not just for writers) * Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network * Small Publishers Association of North America * Society for News Design * Society for Technical Communication * STC Berkeley Chapter * STC East Bay Chapter - meets in Dublin * STC North Bay Chapter - Sonoma, Marin, Napa and other NBay counties * STC Sacramento Chapter * STC San Francisco Chapter * STC Silicon Valley Chapter * Society of American Business Editors and Writers * Society of American Travel Writers * Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators * SCBWI - Northern California Region * Society of Environmental Journalists * Society of Illustrators * Society of Professional Journalists * SPJ contact info for Region 11 chapters * SPJ Northern California chapter * SPJ Silicon Valley chapter * South Asian Journalists Association


* Text and Academic Authors Association * Travel Journalists Guild


* UNITY: Journalists of Color * University Research Magazine Association


* West Coast Songwriters Association * Western Writers of America * Writers Information Network - Professional Association for Christian Writers * Writers Guild of America, East * Writers Guild of America, West

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