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  • Become a Member of the OTW and Vote for the 2022 Elections!

    Published: Sat 25 Jun 2022 12:00AM UTC Comments: 0

    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 12 to August 15. (Access the full Elections Timeline for 2022).


  • 2022 OTW Elections Candidates Announcement

    Published: Sun 19 Jun 2022 12:35PM UTC Comments: 0

    The Organization for Transformative Works is pleased to announce the following candidates for the 2022 Election (in alphabetical order by given name):


  • Comment blocking is coming

    Published: Sun 05 Jun 2022 12:15AM UTC Comments: 0

    We're pleased to announce that, in the coming days, we'll be rolling out the first part of our blocking and muting features: the ability to block specific logged-in users from commenting on your works and replying to your comments.