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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.
SAVE THE DATES
Feb. 2 -        Let's Talks About Writing - An open discussion about                          writing, publishing and marketing
Feb. 7 -       Script and Screenplay Writing Workshop
Feb. 8 -       Book party for Cathie Wright-Lewis's Passion's Pride
Feb. 8 -       Raymond Nat Turner and Upsurge present an evening                         of Poetry, Music and Rebellion at Whynot Jazz Room
Feb. 9 -       NWU-NY Steering Committee meeting - all 
                   members welcome
Feb. 17 -      Outreach to Members - A Phone Bank Evening
March 2 -     First Monday Program for Writers - Topic TBA
March 9 -     NWU-NY Steering Committee meeting - all                               members   welcome
March 16 -   Outreach to Members - A Phone Bank Evening
April 6 -       First Monday Program for Writers - Topic TBA
April 13 -     NWU-NY Steering Committee meeting - all
                   members welcome
April 21 -     Outreach to Members - A Phone Bank Evening
June 6 -       New York Book Fair - Featuring the city's best
                   independent publishers and booksellers.
NWU members at the 2014 Harlem Book Fair
NWU Annual Picnic at Riverside Park 
Holiday Party 2014
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