Write-in Winners & Special Elections!

We have been in touch with several candidates who received write-in votes during the recent election, and we are ready to announce our write-in winners. Congratulations to these and all of our other NWU Officers and Delegates, who are starting their new terms today! The final election results, including vote count, can be viewed here. […]

The Votes Are In!

The time has come to announce the results of our 2024 national elections! Out of 113 votes, the winning candidates for the term starting July 1 are as follows: President: Larry Goldbetter Treasurer: Mauricio Niebla Recording Secretary: Jonathan Rosenblum 1st Vice President: Abigail Higgins 2nd Vice President: Olivia Schwob National Officers-at-Large: Sandra Campbell, Olivia Aylmer, Eric Thurm Trustee: Alexis Gunderson, Rene Joy, […]

Recording of the Second 2024 Meet the Candidates

Thank you to all our candidates and members who came to last night’s second and final Meet the Candidates session in our 2024 national elections! Voting closes this Saturday, June 15 at 5pm PT. If you’re having trouble finding your ballot, email the Election Committee at electioncommittee@nwu.org. If you’ve already cast your votes, email 5 of […]

Recording of the First 2024 Meet the Candidates

Thank you to all our candidates and members who came to last night’s first Meet the Candidates session in our 2024 national elections! The next session will be held on Wednesday, June 12, at 7:30pm ET (calendar invite here) before voting closes on June 15. If you’re a candidate and you’d like to RSVP for […]

Voting is Now Open for NWU Elections!

Voting opens today for our 2024 union elections! You should have received an email with a ballot form. Members in good standing will be able to cast their vote for national officers and their chapter’s delegates. Please be sure to read and follow the instructions carefully. If you didn’t receive the email, reach out to […]

Candidates Announced for 2024 NWU Elections!

The nomination period for the 2024 NWU elections is now closed! As we get ready to vote in our union’s new leadership, please be mindful of the following logistical details. All candidates and their statements can be found in this document. It will be accessible to members through the voting period, so feel free to bookmark it […]

Labor Wins at Labor Notes 2024

This year’s Labor Notes Conference was held in Rosemont, Illinois, a village-sized expanse of concrete, hotels, and parking lots on the edge of Chicago that has been run as a one-party state since its incorporation in 1956. Alongside 4,500 other union members, activists, and workers, nearly twenty of us from the National Writers Union descended […]

Announcing Elections for National Officers & Delegates!

NWU’s National Elections are upon us! As a democratic Union, our members hold the highest decision-making power. Elections are the way in which our power is institutionalized, allowing members to elect the people who represent them. You should have recently received the Election Committee’s official call for nominations for all national officer and chapter delegate […]

The National Writers Union Takes on a New Logo, and a New Vision

“We don’t need any more writers as solitary heroes. We need a heroic writers’ movement: assertive, militant, pugnacious.” – Toni Morrison, 1981 In 2023, the design firm Cultivate Strategies was brought on to assist our union for a visual brand update. They held listening sessions, sent out surveys, & conducted a thorough brand audit to […]

FSP Opens Elections for 2024 Steering Committee!

The Freelance Solidarity Project / Digital Media Division is now electing its 2024-25 steering committee. Voting is open to FSP members between now and April 15 at midnight PT. The steering committee will be responsible for shaping the division’s strategy, supporting members on planning projects and events, communicating with membership, and guiding the ongoing work […]