Member Mondays: Member Updates

The days have been getting longer, the temperatures have been getting warmer, and we may have wanted to spend every minute outside soaking in some much needed sun, but WNBA-NYC members have been hard at work. Check out some member updates below. 

Lorraine Abramson will be speaking at the 92nd Street Y, at an event entitled, ‘Growing Up  Jewish in Apartheid South Africa.’ Wednesday, March 21,7:30PM, Warburg Lounge, Lexington Ave. at 92nd Street. For more information, and to purchase tickets, please go to


Caroline Leavitt‘s New York Times bestselling novel Pictures of You  was on the Top Books of 2011 List from The San Francisco Chronicle, The Providence Journal, Bookmarks Magazine and Kirkus Reviews. Her new novel, Is It Tomorrow will be published by Algonquin Books in 2013.

Great Weather for Media

Jane Ormerod is excited to announce the formation of a new publishing venture, Great Weather for MEDIA, focusing on the unpredictable and innovative. Based in NYC, ‘great weather for MEDIA’ will showcase both national and international writers. Poetry and prose submissions are currently being accepted for a print anthology. Meet the editors, Tuesday, April 17, 7:00PM, Swift Hibernian Lounge, 34 East 4th Street, New York.

Melissa Rosati launched her new radio show 31 Voices March, radio programming dedicated to women in the arts. WNBA member and award-winning biographer, Deirdre Bair was the show’s first guest. Subsequent interviews have covered subjects from Olivia Olkowski, Peruvian Pachakuti Mesa holder (Shaman) to Anita Haidary, the co-founder of  YoungThe Five O'Clock Follies Women for Change (YWC), a growing grassroots feminist movement with a long-term vision for women in

Theasa Tuohy
‘s debut novel, The Five O’Clock Follies, about a Vietnam War correspondent, received high praise from Kirkus, which called it “An engrossing portrait of a woman among men in wartime…The action is riveting and the writing is clear, detailed and highly readable.” (Calliope Press Oct. 15, 2012)

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