Member Monday – Newsletter Updates

In the May Issue of The Bookwoman, the winners for the First Annual WNBA Writing Contest were announced and two of our chapter members were recognized!

Deborah Batterman – All Mine, Third Place, Fiction

deborahDeborah Batterman is a fiction writer, essayist, and teaching artist. A story from her debut collection, Shoes Hair Nails was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her stories and essays have appeared in anthologies as well as various print and online journals, and a selection of her essays, Because My Name is Mother, is now available as an e-book. She recently finished a novel, Dancing into the Sun

Harriet Shenkman – Mirror, Mirror, Second Place, Poetry

shenkmanHarriet L. Shenkman is a Professor Emerita at City University of New York. She is on the Advisory Board of WNBA-NYC and the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association. She has published more than twenty educational articles. Several poems of hers have been published and she is currently writing a novel called The Camel Tamer.

Be sure to congratulate Deborah and Harriet and click the above links to read their entries.

Do you want to submit a piece for the WNBA Second Annual Writing Contest? Find out more information and view a complete list of this year’s winners here. Next year’s winners will be announced in March 2014.

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