ISA - The International Songwriters Association Limited, was founded in Limerick City, Ireland, in October 1967. Today, there are ISA Members in more than sixty countries worldwide, with the bulk of the membership in either the UK or the USA.
To qualify for membership, songwriters must be able to demonstrate that at least one song written by them has been released on a commercial Record Label, and that they have signed a music publishing contract with a recognised Music Publisher, and that they are or have been in receipt of royalty payments from a recognised Performance Rights Organisation.
• Members receive such ISA Publications as Songwriter Magazine, Songwriter Update, and Songwriter Newsflash
• They may also access such free ISA Services as Song Copyright, Song Assessment, Advice and Directory Information
• Members receive an ISA Members Package which includes the Songwriter Yearbook, a copy of Jim Liddane's book "Selling Your Songs" etc
• They also have access to the ISA Private Members Site which has hundreds of articles, interviews, back issues of all publications, a notice board, tipsheet, videos, directories etc