The International Authors Forum (IAF) is a membership body for organisations representing authors all over the world.

If you are interested in joining us please see our pages to join as a member, or if you would like to suggest a potential member contact us.

The following is a list of the current members of the International Authors Forum.




Academic and Non-fiction Authors’ Association of South Africa


American Society of Media Photographers


Association of Swedish Illustrators and Graphic Designers

Svenska Tecknare (ST)

Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society Ltd



Visual Copyright Society in Sweden (BUS)

Design and Artists Copyright Society


European Council of Literary Translators’ Associations


Graphic Artists Guild


Malawi Writers Union

  • Malawi
  • Africa

Magyar Irodalmi Szerzői Jogvédő és Jogkezelő Egyesület

Hungarian Literary Collecting Society (MISZJE)

Platform Makers

The Society of Authors

The Authors Guild

Suomentieto Tietokirjailijat

The Association of Finnish Non-fiction Writers

The Writers Union of Canada


Union des écrivaines et des écrivains québécois

Québec Union of Writers (UNEQ)

National Writers Union



Authors Coalition of America


Australian Society of Authors

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Textbook and Academic Authors Association


Writers Guild of Great Britain

Writers Association of Tanzania

  • Tanzania
  • Africa

Artists Rights Society

Zimbabwe Academic and Non-fiction Authors Association

Sudanese Writers Union

  • Sudan
  • Africa

Sveriges Läromedelsförfattares Förbund

Swedish Association of Educational Writers

Uganda Textbook-Academic and Non-Fiction Authors’ Association


Irish Copyright Licensing Agency

Korean Society of Authors


Jordanian Writers Association

  • Jordan
  • Africa

The Vietnam Literary Copyright Center

Sveriges Författarförbund

The Swedish Writers Union

New Zealand Society of Authors

Writers Association of Thailand

Профессиональный союз писателей России

Professional Writers Union of Russia

Dansk Forfatterforening

The Danish Authors Association

Canadian Authors Association

Federazione Unitaria Italiana Scrittori

The Italian Writers Federation (FUIS)

Malawi Union of Academic and Nonfiction Authors


  • Malawi
  • Africa

Associació d’Escriptors en Llengua Catalana

The Association of Catalan Language Writers (AELC)

Alliance of Independent Authors


Belizean Writers Guild


Société des Gens De Lettres


Zambian Womens’ Writers Association

  • Zambia
  • Africa

Sociedad de Autores de Obras Visuales



Copyright Polska

Namibia National Writers Union

  • Namibia
  • Africa

Asociación de Editores y Autores de Panamá


  • Panama
  • Central America

Fundación para la Gestión del Arte


  • Panama
  • Central America

Association of Nigerian Authors

Authors Guild of India

  • India
  • Asia

Norsk Oversetterforeningen

Norwegian Association of Literary Translators

Suomen Kirjailijaliitto

The Union of Finnish Writers

Rithöfundasambandi Íslands

The Writers Union of Iceland (RSI)

Writers Federation of New Brunswick

La Scam

The Civil Society of Multimedia Authors

Solomon Islands Creative Writers Association



Association of Copyright Collective Administration for Authors of Scientific and Technical Works

Asociación de Artistas Visuales Argentinos



Uganda Women Writers Association

Persatuan Penulis Malaysia

Malaysian Writers Society

Finlands svenska författareförening

Society of Swedish Authors in Finland

Persatuan Penulis Indonesia

Indonesia Writers Guild (SATUPENA)

Union des écrivains tunisiens

Tunisia Writers Union (UET)

  • Tunisia
  • Africa

Svenska Fotografers Förbund

The Swedish Association of Professional Photographers (SFF)


Finnish Authors' Copyright Society

Asociación Argentina de Traductores e Intérpretes

Argentine Association of Translators and Interpreters (AATI)

Asociación Mexicana de Traductores Literarios, A. C.

Mexican Association of Literary Translators (Ametli)

The Writers Guild-Kenya

Uganda Visual Artists and Designer’s Association


  • Uganda
  • South Africa

Rwanda Writers Federation

  • Rwanda
  • Africa

Ghana Association of Writers


Society of Young Nigerian Writers


American Society For Collective Rights Licensing


  • ascrl.org
  • United States of America
  • North America

Asociación Colombiana de Traductores, Terminólogos e Intérpretes


Pan-African Writers Association


Unión Argentina de Escritoras y Escritores



The Norwegian Society of Authors

Asociación de Autores Salvadoreños

Association of Salvadoran Authors

Consejo de las Culturas

Council of Cultures

  • Bolivia
  • South America