Michigan author Jaimy Gordon has won the National Book Award for 2010 with Lord of Misrule, and WNBA’s Detroit Chapter is co-sponsoring an event for Ms. Gordon at Redford Township Library Sun., Dec. 5. from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. “With marvelous poetic authority, Jaimy Gordon takes us deep into the underbelly of the racetrack. There […]
Archives for November 2010
Nov. 13, 1917 was our founding date. New York Chapter President Karen Livecchia and newsletter editor Rhona Whitty assembled the following “this-time-in-history” for Nov. 13, 1917 (plus assorted links): the date of WNBA’s first official meeting at Sherwood’s Book Store on 19 John St., NYC Universal Suffrage and the “Night of Terror” (with great photos): […]
http://publishingperspectives.com/2010/11/authors-booksellers-archivists-crowdsourcing-funding-online/ This article discusses “How Authors, Booksellers, Archivists are Crowdsourcing Funding Online” – as familiar sources of publication wither, new ones are flourishing.
“Time-Out!”–a personal essay by Lucille Lang Day (lucillelangday.com) of WNBA’s San Francisco Chapter –is listed as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2010. Also, Lucy will be reading her poetry in the Poetry at Noon Series at the Library of Congress on Dec. 7: www.loc.gov/poetry/events.html