Member Monday – Member News

Happy Monday WNBA-ers! Welcome to our January members news update. Check it out below, and be sure to congratulate them on their accomplishments in the comments.



Jane Kinney-Denning will be part of an informational panel, called Degree or No Degree, discussing “the wonderful publishing programs on offer in New York.” The event hosted by Young to Publishing Group has gathered the heads of the NYU, Pace University, and CUNY Publishing Institute programs to talk about their courses and to answer all of your questions. This event will take place at the AAP offices (71 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor) on Thursday, January 30, from 12:30-1:30pm. RSVP HERE! To learn more about the event click here.

Melissa Rosati will be in Geneva, Switzerland from January 31 to February 2nd for the Geneva Writers Conference. She will be on two panels speaking on alternative publishing business models and social media. This conference draws about 400 attendees from all over Europe and other parts of the world.

Linda Epstein is offering an 8-week class, Workshopping Your Novel, beginning February 3rd. The workshop is a “critique group for writers of fiction who are looking for feedback from other writers in a supportive and nurturing environment.” The Special offer of $50 off for WNBA members. To learn more about the workshop click here.

Rachel Slaiman has several new articles to add to her growing list of ones for Latin Trends Magazine. These include “La Pluma  y La Tinta Writer’s Group Celebrates its 5th Anniversary“; “Musician Highlight: Annette A. Aguilar and StringBeans“; “Piranha-like Fish Attack in Argentina“; “37th Annual Three Kings Day Parade Hosted by El Barrio in New York”  and “Celebrate the Last of the Holiday Stretch with these Recipes.” She also continues to work with Elance and LearningMate Solutions.

Harriet Shenkman’s chapterbook of Poetry entitled The Possibility of Teetering has been accepted for publication by Finishing Line Press.

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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