Meetings and Events
Upcoming Meetings: (All meetings at Nero's Grill starting at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted) (Networking and dinner starting at 5:00 p.m. for those who would like to come early.) There will be no monthly meetings from June through August. Our regular meetings will resume in September. 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 Nashville chapter hosted the 2013 WNBA National Board meeting this year from June 8-10. The meetings were held at the Scarritt-Bennett Center with the board members and some Nashville members gathering in the garden of member Barbie Chadwick on Saturday evening. A delicious catered Southern supper was served and attendees enjoyed the beautiful weather… Read More
TWO MICHIGAN BOOKSTORES WIN THE 2013 WNBA PANNELL AWARD The Women’s National Book Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2013 WNBA Pannell Award given annually since 1983 to two bookstores that excel in contributing to their communities in ways that bring books and young people together. The winner in the General Bookstore… Read More
Nashville Chapter Board: 2013-2015 Executive Committee:President: Bebe Brechner (one year extension) President-Elect: OpenSecretary: Susan Lentz Treasurer: Shirley Blakley Committee Chairs: Special Projects/Sunshine: Carolyn Wilson Membership: Mary Hildebrand and Paula Messenheimer Programs: Beth FrerkingAwards: Barbie Chadwick (one year term) Newsletter: Jill Upshaw Website: Gloria Toler Publicity: Kay TylerSouthern Festival of Books: Libby Simons Bookwoman Correspondent: Susan… 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...
Ann Patchett was presented with the 2012/2013 WNBA Award at a private reception held in her honor on June 9, 2013 at the bookstore she opened with Karen Hayes in 2011, Parnassus Books in Nashville. WNBA members were invited and many were in attendance for the award, presented every two years by the WNBA to a living American woman who derives part or all of her income from books or the allied arts and has done meritorious work in the world of books beyond the duties or responsibilities of her profession or occupation.