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...
Longtime WNBA member Michael Brechner passed away on Monday, January 18, of cancer. Michael was the Design and Operations Director at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. He loved animals, including his own two pit bulls, Beau and Bessie; and in recent years, he aided pit bull rescue efforts. He was also an ardent… Read More
The following information on the Great Group Reads selections for 2015 is provided by Liberty Schauf, the Women’s National Book Association, New York Chapter Blog Editor. All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews (McSweeney’s, TP 978-1940450711) This novel is an honest, compassionate story about sisters and what it feels like to love someone who… Read More
Entries are now being accepted for the Fourth Annual WNBA Writing Contest. Categories are: Fiction: Includes short fiction, novel excerpts and flash fiction. 2,500-3,000 words maximum. Nonfiction: Includes memoir, personal essay and commentary.2,500 words maximum. Poetry: 3-5 pages of poetry. WNBA members: $15 per entryNon-members: $20 per entry Submit your entries here.For more information about… 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.