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...
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 deadline for the WNBA Annual Writing Contest has been extended to February 15, 2017. Entries are currently being accepted in the categories of Fiction, Nonfiction/Memoir, and Poetry. For more information, visit the National website, Awards & Contests.
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
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.