International Fanworks Day celebration, featuring fandom-themed emoji and representations of fanworks around the globe

It’s International Fanworks Day 2019

As our previous post announced, the Organization for Transformative Works is sponsoring a variety of activities celebrating International Fanworks Day (IFD) today. Please check that post for details!

We’re also hosting a 29-hour party in the OTW’s Public Discussion chatroom from 23:00 UTC 14 February to 04:00 UTC 16 February. Please note that this chatroom will be moderated in English. Check out the game descriptions below and join in the fun! The game content is fan-themed in celebration of #IFD2019. All times below are in UTC. Click the link to see the time in your timezone.

The chat is now closed. Thanks to everyone for participating!
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Organization for Transformative Works Membership Drive, October 11–15, 2018

Thank You for Your Support!

As our October fundraising drive comes to a close, we at the OTW are yet again blown away by your support and enthusiasm. We began the drive with the goal of raising $130,000.00, and thanks to you, we’ve beaten that goal. With 7823 donors from 93 countries, we raised a total of $193,068.87. Thank you!

Your donations make a difference. They allow us to continue our work with Open Doors, Legal Advocacy, Fanlore, Transformative Works and Cultures, and of course AO3. We can’t tell you how grateful we are. And don’t forget, even though the drive is over, you can still support the OTW. We accept donations year-round!

OTW Recruitment banner by Erin

The OTW is Recruiting for Systems, Translation, and AO3 Documentation

Are you an awesome beta, or a writer with an eye for technical details? Or are you fluent in a language other than English? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting!

We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for:

  • AO3 Documentation Staff – closing Wednesday 11 July 2018 23:59 UTC
  • Translation Volunteers – closing Wednesday 11 July 2018 23:59 UTC
  • Systems Committee Staff – closing Wednesday 11 July 2018 23:59 UTC
  • Systems Technical Writer – closing Wednesday 11 July 2018 23:59 UTC
  • Systems Technical Project Manager – closing Wednesday 11 July 2018 23:59 UTC

We have included more information on each role below. Open roles and applications will always be available at the volunteering page. If you don’t see a role that fits with your skills and interests now, keep an eye on the listings. We plan to put up new applications every few weeks, and we will also publicize new roles as they become available.

All applications generate a confirmation page and an auto-reply to your e-mail address. We encourage you to read the confirmation page and to whitelist our email address in your e-mail client. If you do not receive the auto-reply within 24 hours, please check your spam filters and then contact us.

If you have questions regarding volunteering for the OTW, check out our Volunteering FAQ.

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