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  • Become a Member of the OTW and Vote for the 2021 Elections!

    Published: Thu 24 Jun 2021 08:04PM EDT Comments: 37

    It's almost election time! Being a member of the Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) means being able to vote for its Board of Directors. This helps affect how projects such as the Archive of Our Own, Fanlore, and Transformative Works and Cultures are run now and going forward. This year, our election for the Board of Directors will be held from August 13 to August 16. (Access the full Elections Timeline for 2021).


  • Five Things Jenny McDevitt Said

    Published: Tue 22 Jun 2021 01:00PM EDT Comments: 8

    Every month or so the OTW will be doing a Q&A with one of its volunteers about their experiences in the organization. The posts express each volunteer's personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Today's post is with Jenny McDevitt, who volunteers as a co-chair and communications specialist in our Elections Committee.


  • 2021 OTW Elections Candidates Announcement

    Published: Sun 20 Jun 2021 01:09PM EDT Comments: 47

    The OTW is pleased to announce the following candidates for the 2021 Election (in alphabetical order by given name):