Member Monday: Thankful Tidings

Happy Monday WNBA-ers! Welcome to our November members news update. It’s Thanksgiving week and some of our WNBA-NYC members have news that we’re sure they are truly thankful for.  Check it out below, and be sure to congratulate them on their accomplishments in the comments.

jamie_autisticJoan Regen-Ramirez‘s book Jamie is Autistic: Learning in a Special Way is now avaiable for download on Amazon, iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Sony, Kobo, and It will be soon available in hardcover. Jamie is Autistic is both “a learning tool and a source of inspiration” for parents, educators, and children. Joan is available for readings and signings, and can be reached through email.

Rachel Slaiman is continues to work as a freelance writer with Latin Trends Magazine and has now taken on other freelancing opportunities with Elance.

Cheryl J. Fish‘s short story “Hovering,” about a young woman who works as an assistant for an artist living illegally in her studio, was read by actress Michaela Morton at the “Cash and Credit” theme night at the Liars’ League reading series at KGB Bar. Find the story and audio link at:

cover-finalTqwana Brown is now working as a book representative for Writer’s Bloq, Inc. Her first publicity project, The Legend of the Archangel: Fire & Ice, written by L.L.Hunter, will be released December 10, 2013.

The last Monday of every month on the blog will be dedicated to celebrating our members’ recent achievements. Email us your news at to share your accomplishments with our chapter.


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The Women’s National Book Association was founded in 1917 by female booksellers who weren’t allowed in the men’s organizations. Nearly 100 years later, the WNBA is still supporting women in the book industry through literary events, networking, literacy projects, workshops, open mic nights, book clubs, and many other entertaining programs throughout the season!

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