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2019 Election Timeline & Membership Deadline

The OTW Elections committee is pleased to announce that the timeline for the 2019 election for new members of the Board of Directors has been posted!

This year’s election will be held August 9-12. This means that the deadline for staff to declare their candidacy is June 14.

As usual, the election membership deadline is June 30. If you’re interested in voting, please make sure your membership is active as of that date. Read More

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AO3 Nominated for Hugo Award

The OTW is happy to announce that the Archive of Our Own (AO3) will appear as a finalist in its category at the 2019 Hugo Awards. The Archive is nominated under “Best Related Work.” This is the first time that an OTW project will appear on the final Hugo ballot.

The Hugo Awards were founded in 1953 and are the world’s pre-eminent science fiction awards. Each year, members of the World Science Fiction Convention (WorldCon) vote for the best sci-fi literature, film, television, and fanworks of the preceding year. Last year’s winners included N K Jemisin (for The Stone Sky), Ursula LeGuin (for No Time to Spare) and the creative team behind the Wonder Woman movie. Read More