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.
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Reading books is good for us. Audrey Webster, a member of the WNBA-NYC, explains how reading affects our brains.
As we celebrate National Library Week April 7–13, 2019, we take a look at the types of libraries that exist, and the kinds of resources that libraries provide their communities.
Award-winning author Patty Somlo (WNBA-San Francisco) explores how using magical elements emphasizes reality. She also shares why short fiction and magical realism work well together.
The South Florida chapter of WNBA was formed in 2015, with twelve members, and has been growing ever since, with more people joining at each event we hold. A mix of readers, writers, and editors have added to our growth and our wonderful leadership team. We are networking with a vibrant community of book lovers […]
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 Kate Farrell (WNBA-San Francisco) to the “Power Behind the WNBA” interview series!
I open with three truisms: The sun rises and sets. Nothing is certain but death and taxes. And my own invention … Writing is constrained by time and space. Whether writing fact or fiction, the reader’s time and attention are fleeting, measured in seconds. Physical space is also often limited. You must engage and retain […]
Just Like February is, at its heart, a story of lost innocence. The ’80s have always struck me as a time of profound innocence lost in both the personal and cultural realms. They came in on a high and went out on a where-do-we-go-from-here low. Smack in the middle of the decade, my husband’s friend […]
The Women’s National Book Association is home to a talented membership who do so much to promote literacy in our communities. Kudos to these members for their outstanding work! National News: Rosalind Reisner (New York), Tabitha Whissemore (Washington, DC), and Linda Rosen (South Florida) had a great afternoon at George Mason University’s […]
www.wnbanashville.org On April 15, 1955, forty-five Nashville bookwomen gathered at the Highland Crest Restaurant. Edith Patterson Meyer, juvenile editor at Abingdon Press, and Ann Richter, chair of WNBA’s National Expansion Committee, provided the program. After Ann Richter talked about the organization, sharing interesting anecdotes from the New York Chapter, the Nashville group voted to […]