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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 nation. Click here for more...

Why do 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 $10.00/month. To join, click here.
NWU members at the 2014 Harlem Book Fair
NWU Annual Picnic at Riverside Park 
Holiday Party 2014
No Fast Track

Everyone is strongly encouraged to call their legislators in opposition to fast track.  

Fast Track is a serious compromise to the division of power in our governing system and places legislators in a position where they must vote on bills that they cannot read.