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 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...
The results of the 2015-16 Writing Contest are in. Thank you to all the writers who submitted their work for consideration, and congratulations to our winners! First place winners in each category are: PoetryGail Entrekin (Orinda, California) for “Before Making Love” FictionNina Smith (North Charleston, South Carolina) for “Chef” Creative Non-Fiction/MemoirWendy Brown-Baez (Columbia Heights, Minnesota)… Read More
The new president for the New York City chapter, Hannah Bennett, wrote about her experiences attending her first WNBA national board meeting. The meeting, held in San Francisco this year, was hosted by the WNBA-San Francisco chapter who did a wonderful job arranging interesting meeting locations in different parts of the city and scouting out… 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
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.