Women's National Book Association Washington, DC, Chapter
The Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) is a nonprofit professional
association of women and men who work with and value books. The organization
was founded in 1917. The Washington, DC, chapter was established in 1978.
WNBA, whose purposes are both educational and charitable, promotes reading
and literacy, and supports the role of women in the community of the book.
A volunteer board of directors manages chapter business and coordinates chapter
activities. Download a brochure to learn more.
Our members include publishers, writers, editors, librarians, booksellers,
agents, designers, illustrators, marketing and promotions professionals,
book and magazine producers, production specialists, teachers, and others.
Programs and Networking Opportunities
The Washington, DC, chapter hosts monthly events for members and other professionals in publishing and allied fields. Admission to programs
is free for members, $10 for non-members/guests.
A full list of upcoming programs for the 2014-2015 year is available on our Events page. If you're interested in working on one of our programs, we could use the help!
Did You Know?
WNBA promotes our members' achievements — let us know about yours! Whether you've had a memoir accepted for publication, or you've won a short story contest, or you've gotten a new job, we'd like to share your success with our membership.
We're spicing up Signature with very short poems we can sprinkle wherever they fit. If you have one, please send it to SignatureWNBA [at] gmail.com for consideration.
National Poetry Month Event
April is National Poetry Month, and WNBA-DC wants to celebrate it with you. Check back closer to April for details about our National Poetry Month event.