Meetings and Events
Upcoming Chapter Meetings Our planned 2015 meetings (to be confirmed) are: January - No Meeting February 5: Dwight Lewis, columnist for The Tennessean, speaking on Civil Rights in Nashville March 5: Spring Picks presented by Gail Vinett April 2: Bill Brown, poet May 7:Garden Party Chapter Activities (Note: Please be advised that WNBA programs adhere to the inclement weather policy of the Davidson County Public School System) Monthly meetings feature timely topics about books, … Read More...
The President of the San Francisco Chapter has written a wonderful recap of the National Board Meeting that was hosted by our New Orleans chapter. Please check out this post by Kate Farrell on the San Francisco chapter’s website to learn more about our organization, its history, and some of the plans in the works… Read More
Congratulations to the winners of our 2014-2015 Annual Writing Contest! Poetry: Diane Whitney for “Curiosity” Fiction: Allison Har-zvi for “If You’re Ready” Creative Non-Fiction/Memoir: Diane Kraynak for “Science Project” Special thanks to the contest Chairperson, Joan Gelfand and the judges Ellen Bass, Michelle Hoover, and Dierdre Blair for their hard work! Read the full press… Read More
On April 26 at 3:30p.m, visit the beautiful Sigourney Cheek Literary Garden at Cheekwood in Nashville and listen to WNBA Nashville member Alana White share information about her book Sign of the Weeping Virgin. Kim Teter, author of Isabella’s Libretto will be there as well. This is part of a special series of literary programs… 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...
Pannell Award 2015
The winners of the 2015 WNBA Pannell Award were honored at BookExpo America on May 29, 2015. The award is co-sponsored by WNBA and Penguin Young Readers Group. For more information, check out this article by Publishers Weekly.
WNBA honors Anderson’s Bookshop and Once Upon A Time Bookstore with 2015 Pannell Awards. Read more about them in this Shelf Awareness article.