Upcoming Events

Sept. 23rd: Women and Film: Hitchcock’s Female Accomplices: The Women who Worked with Alfred Hitchcock

Prof. Christina Lane, Chair of the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media at the University of Miami.  She has written extensively about women and film.  Her most recent book is Phantom Lady: Hollywood Producer Joan Harrison, The Forgotten Woman Behind Hitchcock.
6:30 – 8:00 pm via Zoom. Register with name and email at southflorida@wnba-books.org and we’ll send you the Zoom Link.

October 8th: Blues Women:
First Civil Rights Workers

Joan Cartwright: author, musician and educator. Charlene Farrington, Director, Spady Cultural Heritage Museum. A musical presentation on the role of women blues singers and composers in the fight for civil rights. “Black singers in the United States of America emerged from Spirituals and Blues to develop Jazz.  Their free-spirited songs delivered messages of liberation, signaling to Africans in America that they could be free.”
6:30 – 8:00 pm via Zoom. Register with name and email at southflorida@wnba-books.org.

Nov. 17th: Novels of the Holocaust:
Mamta Chaudhry and Kristin Harmel










Hear these two local authors discuss their new novels about the Holocaust and WWII in Europe: Haunting Paris by Mamta Chaudhry and The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel.


PAST PROGRAMS

June 17th: ZOOM Open Mic Night! Back by popular demand!! Chapter members – register to read a 5 minute excerpt of your published or unpublished work. Or join us to listen to our talented members. (non-members welcome!)
You must be a current member to read, so check the Membership page to join or renew your memberships for the year. Let her know if you want to read your work, or just listen. See you soon!
Weds. June 17th at 6:30 pm

Feb. 12:  Can anyone be a writer? Creative Writing Education. This panel features Prof. Becka Mara McKay, Director, MFA in Creative Writing Program at Florida Atlantic University, Efrat Friedman, Adjunct Professor at Nova Southeastern University,  and author Erica Manfred who has taught writing to prisoners, and moderator and editor Ronni Sandroff.

Jan. 8: The Role of Literary Agents: Dianna Collier of Collier Associates, a Palm Beach boutique literary agency will tell you what literary agents can do for aspiring writers. Collier’s agency handles many genres of fiction and nonfiction. Weds. Jan. 8 at 6:30 pm at Delray Beach Library, 100 W. Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach.

Dec. 12 Holiday Party: Join us in the garden of an historic Delray Beach home to celebrate the holidays. We’ll have food, wine, gifts, and a raffle with great prizes to benefit the work of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach.
Thurs. Dec. 12 at 6:30 pm, 
For address:  RSVP to Paypal.me/PayPalWNBASoFla
Members: $20.00;  Non-members: $25.00

Nov. 20: Can You Haiku? An interactive program with Shelley Hymowitz and Alexandra Goodwin, with an explanation and demonstration of the short Japanese poetry form and a chance for everyone to try their hand at writing haiku.
6:30 pm at Delray Beach Library, 100 W. Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach.

Oct. 23: Celebrate National Reading Group Month. Join us to celebrate shared reading and the list of Great Group Reads with bestselling mystery authors Hank Phillippi Ryan and Micki Browning. Both are award-winning authors who will discuss their latest books and their approach to mystery writing. 6:30 pm at Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 104 W. Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach.

Sept. 11:  Ann Bocock, PBS host of  “Between the Covers” on interviewing authors, and her career in the book world. 6:30 pm at Delray Beach Library, 100 W. Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach.

Angela Page, screenwriter, “How to Get your Book on Screen”
Authors Kristin Harmel and S.J. Sindu
“The Gilded Suffragists” by Johanna Neuman
“The Ethics of Book Reviewing” with Oline Cogdill
Stacy Alesi and Isabella Rowan, “Libraries: Writing the Next Chapter”
“Short Takes: Flash Fiction, Short Stories …” panel with PEN Women
Chef Rossi, author of “The Raging Skillet”