Why Join?

The EFA’s goal has always been to raise the professional status of its members and to make freelancing more dynamic and rewarding. Since 1971, we have steadily expanded member programs and services designed to polish and develop professional knowledge, help members perfect the art of freelancing, and boost income. Many of these have always been online, and more have moved online so members can participate wherever they may be during this challenging time. Whether you have freelanced for a long time or have recently hung out your shingle, welcome!

Connect with Other Editorial Freelancers

The EFA hosts an annual meeting in June and a holiday party in December or January at its headquarters in New York City. Regional chapters hold their own meetings at locations across the nation. While we face the challenges of COVID-19, we have temporarily suspended in-person meetings and moved many of those online. Meetings are open to members, and most are open to guests of members and freelancers interested in joining the EFA also.

To help freelancers enhance their skills, the EFA offers a variety of courses and webinars. Meet and learn with other freelancers online.

The EFA is on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, and our Twitter Freelance Fridays  provide an opportunity to connect with others while discussing a topic of the month.

What the EFA has to offer

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