Member News: A Round of Applause!

Member News: Congratulations to these WNBA Members:


Member News: The Witch's MarketMingmei Yip‘s novel The Witch’s Market (Kensington) was featured on New York Times website. Yip is a former Buddhist nun who married a Buddhist monk. She’s also an accomplished musician, playing traditional Chinese instruments.



susan sparksSusan Sparks who signed with Elizabeth Winick Rubinstein, President and senior agent at McIntosh & Otis to represent her new memoir. Sparks met Rubinstein at this year’s Query Roulette.



Erin RedfernWNBA-NYC Chapter would also like to congratulate Erin Redfern for winning the Robert H. Winner Memorial Award! This Poetry Society of America Foundation Prize acknowledges original work being done in mid-career by a poet who has not had substantial recognition. The Award Ceremony will be held at the Poetry Society of America on Wednesday, April 20th. Redfern is a member of WNBA’s San Francisco chapter. For more on the awards go here:


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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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