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2021 OTW Election Results

The Elections Committee would like to thank all of our candidates for their hard work in this year’s election. With that, we are pleased to present the results of the 2021 Election. The following candidates (in alphabetical order) have been officially elected to the Board of Directors: E. Anna Szegedi Kari Dayton Additionally, the Board of Directors is sorry to announce that director Kati Eggert, who was elected last year, is stepping down from her position on the Board for personal reasons, effective immediately. We are grateful for Kati’s service and thank her for her work and dedication. To fill the vacant seat, the Board… Read more

2021 OTW Elections Candidates Announcement

The OTW is pleased to announce the following candidates for the 2021 Election (in alphabetical order by given name): Antonius Melisse E. Anna Szegedi Kari Dayton Laure Dauban Because we have 2 seats to be filled and 4 candidates, the 2021 election will be contested – that is, the members of the OTW will vote on which candidates fill the seats.

Celebrating 40,000 Fandoms on the AO3

The Tag Wrangling Committee is pleased to announce that we have reached the milestone of 40,000 fandoms on Archive of Our Own! Over the years, we’ve reached several fandom milestones: 5,000 fandoms around New Year’s Day 2010 10,000 fandoms in September 2012 15,000 fandoms in April 2014 20,000 fandoms in December 2015 25,000 fandoms in June 2017 30,000 fandoms in October 2018 35,000 fandoms in December 2019 This time, we’ve chosen to celebrate with this post, which explains more about the ways that our Tag Wranglers organize the tags that make AO3 easy to navigate even as it grows. We’ve also included some tips to… Read more

June 2019 Newsletter, Volume 136

I. OTW ELECTIONS SEASON BEGINS Our Elections team has been busy as this year’s OTW Board Directors election season has begun! The election will be held from 9-12 August, but in the meantime you can learn more about the three candidates competing for positions on the Board at our Elections page (for personal reasons, one of the original four candidates has withdrawn her candidacy). The Elections Committee would like to thank everyone who contributed questions for the upcoming candidates Q & A, answers to which will be posted to the Elections page. Please note that the deadline to become an OTW member in order to… Read more