It’s a new year, and The Women’s National Book Association members are making an impact. The WNBA is home to a talented membership who do so much to promote literacy in our communities. Kudos to these members for their outstanding work!
Anne Babson‘s play about gun culture in the South, entitled Reenactment, was published in December in Review Americana.
Miki Pfeffer spoke on “The Remarkable Friendship of Grace King with Mark Twain and Family” for the Louisiana State Museum. (Photo credit: Teresa Tumminello Brader)
Katherine Nelson-Born started 2019 with a publication offer from LM Vintage Publishers for her debut novel, Burning Down the House.
Compiled by Teresa Tumminello Brader
Sandra V. Feder‘s fifth children’s book, Bitter and Sweet, was released in October by Groundwood Books. The picture book about a young girl whose family moves to a new town received a starred review in Booklist and is a PJ Library selection.
Writer Advice seeks flash memoir (750 words or less). Dazzle, delight, and entice us. Low fee for detailed feedback from an award-winning author, plus the chance to earn a cash prize and publication. Deadline: 03/01/19. Fee and details: www.writeradvice.com. Managing Editor is WNBA-SF member, B Lynn Goodwin.
E. Bay Trimberger has a short essay, “A New Kind of Family,” along with sixty other women, in a new anthology, You’re Doing What? Older Women’s Tales of Achievement and Adventure, edited by a Marjorie Penn Lasky and published by Regent Press in November 2018.
Please join WNBA member and author La Rhonda Crosby-Johnson on Monday, January 21, 2019 (5 p.m. PST/8 p.m.EST) on BAN (Black Author Network) Radio with host Ella Curry to discuss her upcoming novel, Unveiled. Call in number: 323-642-1298.
Katy Pye turned her passion for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds into a pollinator gardener’s workbook. She is now searching for a publisher.
Compiled by Jennifer Griffith