Become a ROSA member

The benefits of becoming a registered member of ROSA include:

  • members-only quarterly newsletter

  • discounts on conference and other events fees

  • discount on entry fees for Imbali Awards for published authors

  • opportunity to enter the Strelitzia Awards and mentoring scheme for unpublished authors

  • in the event that contests are over-subscribed, entries by members receive preference over those by non-members

  • be eligible to use a ROSA membership badge on your website / social media

  • promotion of members' books on ROSA's website, blog and social media

  • published members are eligible for a listing on the ROSA website

  • be first to hear ROSA news and announcements

  • access to mentoring programs and workshops

  • professional and social networking with other authors


General Membership

Membership Fees July 2019 - June 2020

  • Membership fees for the full year from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020 are R250.

  • New members joining between 1 October 2019 and 31 December 2019 may pay R200.

  • Members joining between 1 January 2020 and 31 March 2020 may pay R150.

  • Members joining between 1 April 2020 and 30 June 2020 may pay R100.

Are you willing to volunteer with ROSA?

Note: Non- South African residents may pay their membership fees via PayPal.

Please contact the Membership Administrator on the link below for a PayPal invoice.


Associate Membership

Associate Membership is available for publishers and companies that provide publishing or marketing services to authors. The fee per year (1st July to end June) is R500. What do you receive in return for this? Access to the quarterly newsletter, inclusion on the ROSA website, and discounted member rates for three delegates to attend ROSA paid events and contests.

If you would like to apply for Associate Membership, please email

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