Meetings and Events
Upcoming Chapter Meetings Our 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 Fall meeting schedule is: September 8 (Thursday) - Discussion of Authors and Programs to see at Southern Festival of Books, presented by the Nashville chapter's immediate past president, Gail Vinett. October 15 (Saturday) … Read More...
Acclaimed author Ann Patchett will read from her novel, Commonwealth, Thursday, Jan. 26, as part of the Gertrude and Harold S. Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series, which is housed within the English department’s Creative Writing Program. Patchett’s reading and book signing, which begins at 7 p.m., will be held in the Vanderbilt Central Library’s Community Room. Patchett has written six other novels—The Patron Saint… Read More
The latest Bookwoman with news about WNBA’s chapters across the country is now available on the WNBA National website. Click here to access The Bookwoman page on the national website and then click the link for the latest edition. Please note that a picture of Nashville member Carolyn Wilson was inadvertently included with the news… Read More
Submissions are being accepted through January 17, 2017, for the 5th annual WNBA Writing Contest. Awards First place winners receive $250 There will be four awards in each category: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention All four winners will be published in a special Contest Edition of the WNBA’s National Newsletter, The Bookwoman Winners announced May 1, 2017…. 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...
WNBA Nashville Member News
Dr. Veera S. Rajaratnam has an exhibition, “Portraits, Poetry & Paintings,” at the Williamson County Public Library through January 31. In addition, she will be featured at the Poet’s Corner at Scarritt Bennett on February 23 at 7 p.m. Dr. Rajaratnam will be reading from her book Joy of Being www.joypoet.com.
WNBA member Amy Lyles Wilson, a trained Amherst Writers and Artists facilitator and longtime workshop leader; and USN parent and writer Jessie Rosenblum will lead a two-night class at the University School of Nashville’s Evening Classes. The class, “Telling Your Story,” is designed to help the participants get their stories on paper and will be held on two consecutive Thursdays – March 2 and 9. Registration is being accepted at: http://www.eveningclasses.org.
WNBA member Alana White is celebrating the release of the 25th Anniversary Edition of Come Next Spring with a signing at Parnassus Books in Nashville on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. “Alana White’s classic novel Come Next Spring is as fresh and moving as when I first read it. Its mountain setting is evocative and faithfully rendered, and its theme—a lively adolescent girl’s difficulty accepting inevitable change in her life—is even more important today. Salina will steal a piece of your heart.” —LEE SMITH, Bestselling Author of Fair and Tender Ladies