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I CONCURSO DE HISTORIETAS “CÓMIC ANDINO: JUSTICIA Y SOCIEDAD”

I CONCURSO DE HISTORIETAS “CÓMIC ANDINO: JUSTICIA Y SOCIEDAD” (Ecuador) 30:10:2016 Género:  Cómic Premio:   1.300 dólares Abierto a:  sin restricciones por nacionalidad o residencia Entidad convocante: Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar País de la entidad convocante: Ecuador Fecha de cierre:    30:10:2016    BASES La Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, con motivo del Natalicio de Simón Bolívar y en el marco de la […]

GCD Semi-Annual Report Available

The Grievance and Contract Division’s semi-annual report, covering the first half of 2016, is available here. We hope you’ll take the time to read it and learn more about what we do. One of our chief functions is reviewing traditional publishers’ contracts, as well as those of firms that help you self-publish. We offer guidance […]

CONCURSO DE POESÍA ARTE CON PALABRAS 2016

CONCURSO DE POESÍA ARTE CON PALABRAS 2016 (EE.UU.) 20:10:2016 Género:  Poesía Premio:   Publicación Abierto a:  Mayores 18 años. Sin restricciones por nacionalidad o residencia Entidad convocante: Art Emporium Gallery of Miami País de la entidad convocante: EE.UU. Fecha de cierre:    20:10:2016    BASES  “Honrar Honra,” José Martí Como homenaje a Leopoldo Fernández, en el aniversario 106 de su nacimiento, conocido popularmente […]

NWU Attends the Writers Digest Conference

Ten NWU New York Members were amongst thousands of writers from around the country who attended the 25th Annual Writers Digest conference August 18-20 at the New York City Hilton Midtown. NWU President Larry Goldbetter helped manage the NWU vendor table as did Lee Christine Brownlee, poet; Calvin Ramsey, playwright; Yusef Salaam, essayist; authors Greg […]

My IP Got Pirated: How I Took It Down

You wrote a book and it’s been published, either traditionally or by you. Now you can focus on promoting it. But if you own the copyright, you have another task in this digital age: Protecting your work on the Internet. Recently, I did a Google search for my book, Writing Well in the 21st Century: […]

Anti-Muslim Profiling Near Trump Tower

At the New York City Labor Day Parade on September 10, one of our members, Ekim Kilic, a young Turkish national, approached someone who appeared to him to be a Union Marshal, and asked where he could find the National Writers Union group. The person told Ekim that the UAW/NWU contingent had already passed. The […]

ELECTIONS: Neck and (Orange) Neck

The Presidential race is tightening. After more than a year of primaries, caucuses and conventions; after Bernie Sanders received over 13 million votes to end income inequality and crippling tuition debt; and after the sideshow of the Republican “debates,” where contestants were eliminated from the talent competition —before making it to the swimsuit round—it appears […]

NWU Presence at Michigan, St. Louis Conferences

In late August, I attended the UAW Luca Communications Conference (left) in upstate Michigan. I took a Video Across Platforms class and made this video that pays tribute to UAW founder Walter Reuther and the spirit of union members coming together in support of workers rights to a living wage, benefits, etc. I imagine there […]

Lit Crawl-San Francisco to Feature NorCal Writers

On Saturday, October 15, the NWU Northern California chapter will curate a session at Lit Crawl-San Francisco called, National Writers Union Takes On Social Justice, featuring readings by NWU members Lizette Wanzer, Henry Millstein, Sarah E. Kornfeld, and September Williams. One of the most anticipated literary nights of the year, Lit Crawl-SF attracts 10,000 people annually. We aim to […]