A fan-created, fan-run, nonprofit, noncommercial archive for transformative fanworks, like fanfiction, fanart, fan videos, and podfic

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The Archive of Our Own is a project of the Organization for Transformative Works.

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  • Open Doors Celebrates the Completion of 4 Archive Imports in 2019!

    Published: Wed 08 Apr 2020 12:53PM EDT Comments: 19

    Open Doors is pleased to announce the completion of 4 archive import projects in 2019, a total of 1750 works! We hope that you will find old and new favorites in the collections listed below.


  • March 2020 Newsletter, Volume 144

    Published: Sun 05 Apr 2020 01:03PM EDT Comments: 17

    Accessibility, Design, & Technology (AD&T) deployed releases that made changes to user accounts, admin accounts, our testing environment, and more. Notable in these releases were changes to how kudos are recorded and stored, in order to ensure that we don’t run out of room for the Archive’s 640 million and rising kudos. A side effect of this work was the removal of duplicate kudos from works, but as AD&T explained, the only kudos removed were duplicates from the same user: no unique kudos from unique users were removed.


  • The OTW is Recruiting for Support Staff and Translation News Volunteers

    Published: Wed 01 Apr 2020 12:30PM EDT Comments: 7

    Would you like to help your fellow fans use the AO3? Would you like to help translate OTW/AO3 news posts? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting!