Writers can expect further gains in U.S. Copyright Office procedures in 2021, but we may have a fight ahead in Congress to block yet another attempt to effectively revoke copyright protection for so-called “orphan works,” including those central to some NWU members’ and other writers’ livelihoods.
News on Issues We Care About
Starting October 23rd, 2020, the Freelance Solidarity Project has a new organizing committee. Congratulations to the ten members who were elected by the membership! The committee is listed below, and will hold their positions for a one-year term. If you are not yet a member of the Freelance Solidarity Project and would like more information […]
The NWUSO (Workers Write) sponsors a series of ongoing writing classes for a range of groups to amplify unheard voices. A year ago NWUSO–—the non-profit arm of the National Writers Union (NWU)—began an ongoing writing workshop with Beyond the Bars. It’s an 11-year-old program started by Cheryl Wilkerson and Kathy Boudin at the Columbia School of Social Work, and […]