Meetings and Events
Please check out our monthly meeting schedule through May, 2014. Meetings are held the first Thursday of the month unless otherwise noted. (There are no meetings in January, June, July, and August.) Our next meeting is November 7 (Thursday) at 6:00 p.m. at Nero's Grill in Nashville and features member Alana White speaking about her writer’s journey and her latest book, a historical novel set in Renaissance Italy! For more information about Alana and her new novel, The Sign of the Weeping … Read More...
Since 1983, the Women’s National Book Association has awarded one of the most prestigious honors in children’s bookselling. Given annually at BookExpo America’s Children’s Book and Author Breakfast, the WNBA Pannell Award recognizes bookstores that enhance their communities by bringing exceptional creativity to foster a love of reading in their young patrons. Every year two… Read More
Here is the schedule for the year, provided by our new book group discussion coordinator, Mary Hildebrand. All discussions are held at the Richland Park Branch Library on Saturdays from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. November 9, 2013: The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie BenjaminIn the spirit of Loving Frank and The Paris Wife, acclaimed novelist Melanie Benjamin… Read More
Check out the list on the WNBA National Reading Group Month website (http://www.nationalreadinggroupmonth.org/ggr_selections.html).
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 Writing Contest
Fiction 2,500 word limit – short fiction only; no novel excerpts or memoirs. Poetry: 3-5 pages maximum.
Upload entry without name, address, or contact information on the actual document. Contact information will be collected on a separate form when the entry is submitted. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
More than one entry can be submitted; however, each one must be separately submitted and paid. Acceptable formats are: Word Document 2007, Word Document 2003 or earlier version, RTF (Rich Text Format).
Fiction: Meg Waite Clayton
Poetry: Molly Peacock
2013 ENTRY FEE
Women’s National Book Association Members: $15 per entry
Non-Members: $20 per entry
Entries are submitted online at this link: Submit Your Entry
PRIZE: $250 cash prize and publication in the Bookwoman, the official publication of the Women’s National Book Association, with 10 chapters nationwide. Contest winners will be announced March 2014.
Questions? E mail Contest Chairperson: email@example.com