The magazine n+1 is convening a panel discussion in NYC on April 23rd to discuss the issues that freelance writers face today and to ask whether or not it’s possible to organize to address them.
Moderated by n+1 editor Nikil Saval, n+1’s “Labor and Letters” symposium convenes Aaron Braun, Sarah Jaffe, Maxine Phillips, and Maida Rosenstein to discuss the state of labor in publishing today.
+ Aaron Braun is a freelancer and is affiliated with the Intern Worker Alliance. He is a frequent contributor to the n+1 podcast and Full Stop magazine. He is a former n+1 intern.
+ Sarah Jaffe is a Nation Institute fellow and an independent journalist whose work has appeared in The Nation, Salon, the Week, the American Prospect, the Washington Post, the Atlantic, and many other publications. She is currently at work on her first book, on social movements after the 2008 financial crisis, which will be published by Nation Books.
+ Maxine Phillips was the managing editor at Dissent from 1986 to 2004, when she became executive editor. She retired in 2013 and now volunteers as editor of Democratic Left.
+ Maida Rosenstein is the president of Local 2110 of the United Auto Workers.
Let’s get a big NWU showing! RSVP for the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1387285904923762/