Even though we may still be recovering from our Thanksgiving food comas, the holiday season has officially begun. Lights, parties, gifts. It’s that time of year again. And what better gift to give this season than a book? New ideas, new worlds, new friends, all at the turn of a page. Below are some suggestions […]
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WNBA Pannell Award for bookstores 2019 Award Winners Announced Since 1983, the Women’s National Book Association has awarded one of the most prestigious honors in children’s bookselling in the United States. 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 […]
The member diversity in the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) makes our goal of connecting, educating, advocating, and leading possible. As Bookwomen, we believe Books Have Power. “The Bookwoman” welcomes Carolyn T. Wilson (WNBA-Nashville) to the “Power Behind the WNBA” interview series!
Our Centennial website provides a fascinating history of the WNBA over the past 100 years and has full information on all of the 2017 centennial events. Read chapter histories, historical news articles, and discover intriguing images. Autumn 1917: Women across the U.S. awaited the Senate’s vote on the proposed 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which, when ratified in […]
It surprises me, and makes me a little sad, when I hear writers say they have given up on a book manuscript. Either they have an agent who has exhausted the traditional Big Five publishing houses (Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster), or they were unable to secure an agent in […]
National Reading Group Month & Great Group Reads Each October, members of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) gather to celebrate National Reading Group Month (NRGM). To kick off our celebration, we have released the 2019 Great Group Reads (GGR) list. From March to July, GGR volunteers read dozens of books that have been sent […]
Mission The Women’s National Book Association publishes the Bookwoman Blog and the Bookwoman Newsletter which both continue the mission of the WNBA to connect, educate, advocate, and lead in the literary community. Bookwoman Blog The Bookwoman Blog lives on the WNBA’s website. Content is published weekly. Bookwoman Newsletter The Bookwoman Newsletter is published monthly from September through June. Members […]
The Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) celebrates its talented membership each month by posting WNBA Members’ Noteworthy News. Check out what our members have been up to!
The WNBA has been a NGO member of the UN since 1959. The WNBA’s delegates, Jill Tardiff, Jane Kinney-Denning, and Marilyn Berkman, learned more about how dire the climate crisis is, what resources are open to educators, and how we, as caretakers of this planet, need to act NOW.
WNBA-New Orleans members have had an active year. Chapter secretary, Teresa Tumminello Brader, gives us a peak at all of the wonderful events they’ve held.