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WNBA Wednesday: WNBA Award Presentation

As seen on Shelf Awareness:

Ann Patchett Presented with WNBA Award

“Even though I didn’t know I was applying for the job, I have somehow become the spokesperson for independent bookselling,” said Ann Patchett, calling books “my religion.” 91 more words


Feature Friday: WNBA Award Reception

In August, it was announced that author Ann Patchett had been chosen as the 2012-2013 WNBA Award recipient. Ms. Patchett is scheduled to receive her award at a reception being held June 9, 2013 at… 256 more words


Feature Friday: The Bookstore Strikes Back!

“You may have heard the news that the independent bookstore is dead, that books are dead, that maybe even reading is dead—to which I say: Pull up a chair, friend. 408 more words


WNBA Wednesday: Ann Patchett Receives 2012-2013 WNBA Award!

Nashville, TN, August 1, 2012:  The Women’s National Book Association announces that author Ann Patchett has been chosen to receive the 2012-2013 WNBA Award. The award is presented by the WNBA to a living American woman who derives part or all of her income from books or the allied arts and has done meritorious work in the world of books beyond the duties or responsibilities of her profession or occupation. 226 more words

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Member Monday: Kathi Kamen Goldmark

We are sad to report the passing of a very influential author and Women’s National Book Association member, Kathi Kamen Goldmark.  Goldmark was a member of the… 224 more words

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Member Monday: Constance Lindsay Skinner

This week, we decided to highlight one of our most prestigious past members, Constance Lindsay Skinner.  Skinner was a playwright, critic, editor, and author active from early in the 20th century until her death in 1939.  489 more words

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WNBA YouTube Channel

Did you know that the WNBA has a YouTube channel? There are currently 15  videos posted in total, dealing with the non-profit work done with  Women for Women International, as well as interviews with accomplished members.   90 more words

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