Membership Options

Charlotte Center for Literary Arts, Inc. — “Charlotte Lit” — is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization. Memberships and donations are tax-deductible charitable contributions.

Memberships and private donations enable us to serve the community with literary arts programming for readers, writers, and arts enthusiasts.

To join as a member, choose one of the options below. To make a one-time or recurring donation, go here.

However you choose to give, thank you for supporting the literary arts in Charlotte. We’re here for you, and couldn’t do our work without you.

General Memberships

  • General Membership
  • $75 per year or $7 per month
  • Benefits: Member pricing for classes, access to our lending library, consignment fee waiver for one title at Park Road Books, discounts on Scrivener writing software and Freedom distraction blocker, access to our members-only online community and resource group, and access to exclusive members-only events.
  • Family Membership
  • $100 per year or $9 per month
  • Family Membership is a General Membership that extends the benefits to all members of your household.
  • Starving Artist Membership
  • $25 per year
  • Starving Artist Membership is a General Membership for students and writers on a budget.

Benefactor Memberships

  • McCullers Leadership Circle
  • $1,000+ per year
  • The McCullers Leadership Circle is a group of loyal supporters investing in Charlotte Lit’s future and helping achieve our vision of becoming the Southeast’s premier creative writing and literary arts center. [Learn more here]
  • Patron Membership
  • $500 per year or $42 per month
  • Benefits: All Supporting Member benefits, plus a 1-hour editorial consultation with a Charlotte Lit faculty member.
  • Supporting Membership
  • $250 per year or $21 per month
  • Benefits: All Family Member benefits, plus an annual gift of a signed book from a visiting author.