Editorial Freelancers Association

April 27, 2017 - 12:47 PM



Members: Board of Governors nominations due May 4!

What's New

April 27, 2017

April 26, 2017: Candidate Statements Due May 4!

EFA is run by member volunteers. Be a part of it! Nominating season for positions on the Board of Governors is well under way, and May 4 is the deadline for nominations and candidate biographical and platform statements.

For full details on positions open, nomination requirements, and the election calendar, see "Call for Nominations (April 7, 2017)" in the Download Center.

EFA will be staffing booths at the following exhibits. Volunteer or stop by for more information about EFA, member benefits, and how a freelancer can help you:

The Muse & The Marketplace, Boston, MA, May 5-7.

Dallas Fort Worth Writers Conference, Dallas, TX, May 6-7.

BookExpo America and BookCon, Booth 1842, New York City, May 31 - June 2.

Printers Row Lit Fest, Chicago, June 10-11.

Romance Writers of America Trade Show, Orlando, July 26-29.

Writer's Digest Annual Conference, New York City, August 18-20.

Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY, September 17.


April 7, 2017: Members: Run for a spot on the Board of Governors

EFA's secretary has issued the call for nominations for the 2016-2017 elections.

Serving on the Board of Governors is a great way for emerging and veteran freelancers alike to meet active, experienced EFAers across the editorial world and have a voice in their professional organization. Volunteering to serve looks good on your resume, and your fellow board members and committee chairs make great references!

Candidates are currently being sought for:

  • 1 Co-executive director, serving a two-year term
  • 1 Treasurer, serving a two-year term
  • 7 Members at large (MALs), each serving one year

Residing in or near New York City is NOT a requirement for election to the board, but you must be an EFA member in good standing.

May 4 is the deadline for nominations and candidate biographical and platform statements. For full details on positions open, nomination requirements, and the election calendar, see the email "EFA Call for Nominations" sent to members on April 7 and posted in the Download Center. If you would like more information, please contact office[AT] the-efa.org.

March 8, 2017: EFA at ACES 2017

EFA staffed a booth at the annual ACES conference in St. Petersburg, Florida.

ACES 2017, St. Petersburg, March 23 - 25.

March 4, 2017: EFA at Society of Southwestern Authors' Self-Publishing Expo

EFA exhibited at the following event for writers, readers, and publishers:

Society of Southwestern Authors' Self-Publishing Expo, Tucson, March 4.

February 22, 2017: Don't Miss Mobile Video Basics in New York!

Mobile Video Basics for Wordsmiths: February 22, NYC
EFA is pleased to join with the American Society of Business Publications Editors to present this panel discussion on shooting, posting, and using mobile video in different channels and content types.

EFA members, check your email for more information and a link to register with a 50 percent discount!

January 19, 2017: EFA at Digital Book World; Freelance Accelerator at EFA

Digital Book World Indie Author Conference

Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, NYC, 9 a.m.

Stop by our booth, find out how to locate and hire the freelancers you need to work with, and pick up some great EFA swag!

New freelancers: Give your career a rocket boost with the Freelance Accelerator workshop from Copyediting: 6 hours of intensive, interactive training on working as a freelancer. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at EFA HQ, 71 West 23 Street, 4th Floor, NYC.

EFA members get $50 off! Log in and click here for discount code.


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