The Authors Registry is a not-for-profit clearinghouse for payments to authors, receiving royalties from organizations and distributing them to U.S. authors. It was founded in 1995 by a consortium of U.S. authors' organizations: The Authors Guild, The American Society of Journalists & Authors, the Dramatists Guild, and the Association of Authors' Representatives. To date, the Authors Registry has distributed over $17,000,000 to authors in the United States.
Information for Individual Authors
Individual authors not affiliated with an enrolled agency or organization may register with the Authors Registry by submitting a data form. If you are a member of one of the agencies or organizations already enrolled, you are entitled to a free listing in the Registry. Check the list of enrolled agencies and organizations, or contact your agency or organization for confirmation.
The fee for unaffiliated authors listing with the Registry is $10. To register, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and request a registration form.
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