Clawson Arts & Authors Festival
Saturday, September 6, 2014, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Blair Memorial Library
411 N Main St, Clawson
The Detroit Chapter is hosting a table at this fantastic event. Come visit us there and help us spread the word about all the WNBA has to offer!
Ann Arbor Farmer's Market
Sunday, September 7, 2014, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ann Arbor Farmers Market
701 N 4th, Ann Arbor
Come visit the table hosted by WNBA's very own Shannon Janeczek of Publish Savvy to learn more about what the WNBA does in the community of the book.
Book Launch & Write A House Winner Announcement
Friday, September 19, 2014, 7:00 PM
3309 Caniff, Hantramck
This is a NOT TO BE MISSED event! Join the WNBA Detroit Chapter as we celebrate with Write A House, when they announce the awardee of the first Writer in Residence! This announcement is taking place at the book launch party for Lauren Beukes' new novel titled BROKEN MONSTERS, at Public Pool Art Space in Hamtramck. This promises to be a vibrant event filled with wonderful people and multiple sparks of inspiration and innovation in the world of the book.
Digging into the Detroit Anthology
Sunday, September 28, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dearborn Public Library
16301 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
Sponsored by WNBA Detroit and the Dearborn Public Library, this event hosts four contributor to THE DETROIT ANTHOLOGY, edited by journalist Anna Clark. Three of the contributors will read selected works by a different author, along with a discussion of why they chose to highlight that particular piece of work. They will be joined by a contributing photographer, who will share his experiences in photographing the City of Detroit for the publication. Book Sales on site provided by Book Beat.
Welcome to the Detroit Chapter of the WNBA, the Women's National Book Association. The Detroit Chapter has been a vital part of the Women's National Book Association since 1966 and draws its membership from throughout the greater Detroit metropolitan region. We hold program-meetings, three to four times a year, that feature topics of interest to women, many related to books and reading. The chapter also supports various charitable endeavors and partnerships with other organizations that sustain the values of literacy and promoting opportunities of growth for women. Guests are always welcome to attend any chapter event.
Members of WNBA Detroit represent a diversity of book-related professions including, authors, editors, librarians, publishers, library workers, and booksellers. Women and men who love books and reading are invited to visit our programs and are encouraged to join our vital and friendly organization. Students in book-related fields of study are invited to join the Detroit Chapter at a special discounted student rate.
Sponsoring memberships are available to local businesses or organizations that wish to support the goals and activities of the WNBA Detroit Chapter. Sponsoring member organizations are entitled to have representatives attend all chapter events, nominate candidates for chapter awards, and receive the chapter newsletter. For more information about Sponsoring Memberships, contact us.
Our programs and events feature member networking, as well as being informative and entertaining! Please plan to come, bring a guest and enjoy this marvelous group of women – if you wish, contact our membership chair or myself for more information, a ride and great connections that may last a lifetime! See our program page for this year’s events or peruse our past events!
I do hope you join us soon!
WNBA Detroit Chapter President
The purposes of WNBA are educational and charitable. The Detroit Chapter brings together women and men who are active in the community of the book as well as people who just like to read. The Chapter offers programs that help to educate and inform the public about authors, illustrators, publishers, reading, and that promote recognition of women's achievements in the book world.
The Women's National Book Association is a national organization of women and men who work with and value books. WNBA exists to promote reading and to support the role of women in the community of the book.
The Detroit Chapter, as a subsidiary of the Women's National Book Association, shares the mission of the national organization.