On October 28, 2017, at a gallery that prides itself on exhibiting the work of female artists, the Women’s National Book Association celebrated its centennial – 100 years of women writers, publishers, booksellers, and librarians, and their innumerable contributions to the literary community of the United States. Continue reading “Celebrating 100 years with The Women’s National Book Association”
Usually awarded to one person a year, the WNBA decided to present the award to two people this year in honor of their centennial. Hayden was awarded for her involvement in the business of books and Erdrich for her involvement in the creation of them.
Jane Kinney-Denning, WNBA National President, said, “These two women, via their work, have made significant cultural and societal contributions [that] are deserving of this prestigious award.”
Hayden and Erdrich will be honored at the WNBA’s centennial celebration on October 28 in New York.