ANNUAL SEASON KICK-OFF & NETWORKING PARTY
Wednesday, September 16, 6:00-8:00PM, Upper East Side residence.
This party is a chance for members to catch up with each other, as well as bring friends who may be interested in joining the association. We’ll have a raffle of some very special books for all current/ paid-up members.
Sunday, September 20, 10:00AM-6:00PM, Borough Hall, Brooklyn
WNBA-NYC and National Reading Group Month will be exhibiting at the annual Brooklyn Book Festival (booth #149). We’ll be featuring information on NRGM’s Great Group Reads initiative, as well upcoming programs and events, membership, and more. Come see us!
IN CONVERSATION: THREE WOMEN OF UNCOMMON TALENT ON LIVING THE CREATIVE LIFE
Monday, October 5, 6:00PM, Jefferson Market Library (Willa Cather Room, 1st Floor)
Estelle Parsons, Hilma Wolitzer, Lynne Sharon Schwartz and Moderator Roz Reisner will talk about what happens to the creative life over time. How does it change in terms of energy and inspiration, defining and adapting one’s particular talent, and sustaining an audience?
Thursday, October 22, 7:00 PM, General Mechanics and Tradesman Building, 20 W 44th Street
Members receive free admission (paid admission for non-members required).
This annual author panel celebrates National Reading Group Month and Great Group Reads. Join us for discussion with acclaimed authors Nomi Eve (Henna House), Lucy Ferriss (A Sister to Honor), Ann Hood (An Italian Wife), Patricia Park (RE Jane), Lily Tuck (The Double Life of Liliane), and Moderator Jean Korelitz. Book signing to follow the event.
PANEL: Women Writing about the Environment: Strong Voices Impacting Change
Wednesday, November 11, 6:00PM, Pace University (downtown campus)
Writing about the environment is an important component to raising awareness, educating and impacting change on both local and global levels. Five panelists will be discussing how they use their work to showcase and examine some of the major environmental issues we face today. Panelists include awarding writers and artists Melanie Dupris, Marina Zurkow, Eve Laramee, Irene O’Garden, Amy King, and Moderator Andrew Revkin.
Second week of December, Date TBD
Spread some holiday cheer and enjoy some food and wine with fellow chapter members at our annual Holiday Party. Further details to be announced.
OTHER PROGRAMS IN THE WORKS FOR 2015-2016:
Neighborhood Lunches, Writing Workshop, Query Roulette, Spring Brunch, Open Mic Evening – and much more!