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WHO WE ARE 

The New York Chapter of the National Writers Union represents freelance writers & editors in the greater NY area. Together we work to advance the working economic, social, and political status of writers across the nationClick here for more...

WHY WE NEED A WRITERS UNION

Writers must organize to fight the power of corporate content mills who pay a pittance for our labor. The NWU Pay the Writer Campaign and other initiatives are fighting for fair compensation for writers. Click here for more...

SERVICES FOR OUR MEMBERS

Our members are knowledgeable about every aspect of the publishing industry, and how those trends are affecting writers and writing projects. We offer -

The NWU has helped writers recover unpaid fees. We offer several online listserves that give the writer advice on any topic related to writing.  

JOIN THE NWU

Membership dues are based on the writer's income level. 
Starting cost is $12.50/month. To join, click here.
NWU members at the 
2014 Harlem Book Fair
NWU Annual Picnic at Riverside Park 
Holiday Party 2014
HIRE UNION PRINTERS!​

TRIBORO PRINTING
25-02 Steinway St. 
Astoria, NY 11103
Webhttp://triboroprinting.com  
Email: info@triboroprinting.com
Tel: 718-274-9572
Fax: 718-204-6220
Contact: Khalil

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TRI-STAR OFFSET
60-20 59th Pl. 
Maspeth, NY 11378
Webhttp://www.TriStarOffset.com  

Contacts:
Michael Louie, Acct Exec/VP-Sales
Tel: 718 894-5555, Ext. 17
Email: Michael@TriStarOffset.com

Brian Nawroth, CEO
Tel: 718 894-5555, Ext. 22
Email: Brian@TriStarOffset.com

IMPORTANT UPDATEOpen Mic at Muhlenberg Library Changes

Next Event - Saturday, Sept.5, 2015 from 2 - 4 pm.

Summer Break - July and August, NO open mic meetups.

New Schedule - Effective September 2015 - June 2016, the open mic will be held on the 1st Saturday of each month from 2 - 4 pm.
ATTN JOURNALISTS: NY Labor History Association Journalism Prize

The New York Labor History Association is accepting entries for the Debra E. Bernhardt Labor Journalism Prize. The award is named for Debra Bernhardt, a former head of the Wagner Labor Archives, who helped to document a comprehensive history of our city's working men and women. The $500 prize will be awarded for the best article or series of articles published in a labor or worker center publication, or by an independent journalist, and is open to submissions written between January 2014 and August 30, 2015. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

The award is co-sponsored by: the Labor Arts; the Metro NY Labor Communications Council; the Wagner Labor Archives at NYU's Tamiment Library; and the NYC Central Labor Council