Meetings and Events
Upcoming Chapter MeetingsOur monthly meetings are held the first Thursday of the month from September through April, except for October and January, at Jonathan's Grille in Nashville. The programs start at 6:00 p.m., with many arriving at 5:00 p.m. to enjoy networking. Our Spring programs schedule is:February 4, Thursday - The Art of the Book Review featuring Paige Crutcher of Publishers Weekly, and friendsMarch 3, Thursday - Social Media featuring Mary Laura PhilpottApril 7, Thursday - Summer … Read More...
Congratulations to our 2016 Pannell Award Winners, Brookline Booksmith in the General Bookstore category, located in Brookline, Massachusetts; and Wild Rumpus Books for Young Readers in the Children’s Specialty Bookstore category, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota! Since 1983, the Women’s National Book Association has awarded one of the most prestigious honors in children’s bookselling. Along with WNBA, Penguin Young… Read More
We are saddened to announce the passing of Annette Marie Haley, past national secretary of WNBA and longtime member of WNBA Detroit. We will dearly miss her humor, honesty, and enthusiasm. In addition to her WNBA membership, she was a proud member of the American Association of University Women, Michigan Association for Media in Education (MAME),… Read More
On May 9 at 6:15 p.m., the Nashville Public Library will host the “Nashville Reads 2016 Finale,” featuring a book-signing and unique presentation by author James McBride, and a special performance by the Rod McGaha Quartet. McBride authored the famous book The Color of Water. This event is hosted in conjunction with “Conversations @ NPL,” a library… Read More
Benefits of Membership: Learn about trends in the world of books and participate in our informative programs Attend members-only events such as the Holiday Dinner and Garden Party Publicize your work through our website, newsletters, and news flashes Be listed in the Nashville chapter directory and receive a printed copy Network and socialize with like-minded book lovers Connect with colleagues nationwide through the national WNBA members-only directory Receive the Nashville News … Read More...
Why Join WNBA?
Learn more about the benefits of joining WNBA from two of our chapter presidents. In this video clip, WNBA LA Chapter President Rachelle Yosuf shares her experiences and the benefits she has received from her WNBA membership and her active involvement with the Los Angeles chapter.
And in this video clip, WNBA Boston Chapter Co-President Amaryah Orenstein, owner of her own literary agency, shares her experiences in looking for an association to help her connect with the literary community in the Boston area.
Check out Chapter 16’s article Hitting Home, written by our former WNBA Nashville intern, Allie Sockwell. Allie, an English major, discusses how her WNBA internship led to a new understanding of literature.