"Organization for Transformative Works Membership Drive, April 4-8 2019"

Your Support Helps the OTW Preserve Fanworks

The OTW’s central mission is to preserve and promote fanworks and fannish histories of all sorts. At a time when other platforms are restricting and hiding user-generated content, this mission is more important than ever. We keep this mission alive through the work of our strong volunteer force and the support of your generous donations.

How does the OTW work to preserve fanworks and fannish histories? Here are a few examples: 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