The Hellenic Authors' Society (formerly the "Greek Writers' Society") is a non-governmental organization established on November 22, 1981 and supported by the Ministry of Culture. The Hellenic Authors' Society primary aim is to act as a hub of communication between its members, and to further the interests in Greek writers. It organises local and international cultural events and cooperates with related organisations within Europe and beyond. Among others, the website contains a database of members.
In order to become a member of the Society a candidate must fulfill the requirement of having published original works of a certain quality in the Greek language based on which she/he can be voted as a member by the annual General Assembly. At present the society counts about 300 members.