www.wnba-sfchapter.org The San Francisco Chapter of WNBA brings together members with diverse backgrounds in the literary world to exchange ideas and resources. Founded in 1968 by Effie Lee Morris, then coordinator of Children’s Services for the San Francisco Main Public Library, membership has ranged from sixty to over one hundred. Our members are writers, […]
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The South Florida chapter of WNBA was formed in 2015, with twelve members, and has been growing ever since, with more people joining at each event we hold. A mix of readers, writers, and editors have added to our growth and our wonderful leadership team. We are networking with a vibrant community of book lovers […]
The member diversity in the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) makes our goal of connecting, educating, advocating, and leading possible. As Bookwomen, we believe “Books Have Power.” The Bookwoman welcomes Kate Farrell (WNBA-San Francisco) to the “Power Behind the WNBA” interview series!
I open with three truisms: The sun rises and sets. Nothing is certain but death and taxes. And my own invention … Writing is constrained by time and space. Whether writing fact or fiction, the reader’s time and attention are fleeting, measured in seconds. Physical space is also often limited. You must engage and retain […]
Just Like February is, at its heart, a story of lost innocence. The ’80s have always struck me as a time of profound innocence lost in both the personal and cultural realms. They came in on a high and went out on a where-do-we-go-from-here low. Smack in the middle of the decade, my husband’s friend […]