Membership

Membership of the Lithuanian Writers Union is available to persons who are over 18 years old, have written, translated and published some significant literature creations or works of literary science and critique, recognize the rules of the LWU and meet the criteria listed by the Law of the Lithuanian Republic on Artists and their Organizations.

Lithuanian Writers Union may grant the honorary membership of LWU to the citizens of Lithuania and other countries, who have shown exceptional merits to the Lithuanian literature and its propagation throughout the world. Honorary members are nominated by the LWU Board and announced in the LWU Congress after open voting, based on majority rule. Honorary members gain the right of participation in the LWU events and access to information regarding the creative activities of the LWU without the voting right.