The Women’s National Book Association chapter in New York City is currently looking to fill two board positions: Treasurer and Chair of Publisher Outreach. These are only available to WNBA members ($20 for students and $50 for non-students) and both are excellent ways to get more involved in volunteering, experience nonprofit work, network, and promote women in the book world.
The Treasurer works with the President, Membership Chair, and Programs VPs to create and maintain the annual budget. The treasurer also handles receipts, reimbursements, payments, and other chapter finances. The new Treasurer will start at the end of May 2017, and will receive full training from our current Treasurer, Andrea Baron.
The most successful applicants will be organized, detailed, and comfortable keeping a budget.
Chair of Publisher Outreach
The Chair of Publisher Outreach is a new position created to promote successful collaboration between the WNBA-NYC and local publishers. The chairperson will be responsible for maintaining relationships with publishers in order to give our chapter increased visibility in the industry, ties to local authors, and potential partnerships for events, donations, and other opportunities. This position is open to start immediately.
The most successful applicants will have some experience in the NYC publishing industry, though this is not required. Applicants should excel at communication and organization.
Anyone interested in being considered for one of these board positions, please email Hannah Bennett at email@example.com with a brief explanation of your interest in the position and a current resume.
The Women’s National Book Association New York City chapter is hosting an Annual Holiday Party starting at 6 PM on Tuesday, December 13th at the Hudson Hound on 575 Hudson Street. Cost is $10 for WNBA members (cost for student members in $20 if you want to sign up here) and $20 for non-members.
The Women’s National Book Association worked together with Pace University to arrange and present “The Power of Poetry in a Complex World” on November 9th of this year.
Contemporary female poets Camille Rankine, Deborah Poe, Ellease Ebele Oseye, Mellissa Studdard, and moderator Amy King read their poems and shared insight to the meaning of their work in the current tumultuous social and political climates.
MS in Pace Publishing Program Alumni and current WNBA-NYC Chapter President Hannah Bennett attended the reading and wrote a lovely reflection of the event on the WNBA website.
The Women’s National Book Association is hosting a reading event, “The Power of Poetry in a Complex World.” It will be held Wednesday, November 9th at 6:00 PM in One Pace Plaza
The admission is free but please RSVP at wnba-nyc.com/events.
The Women’s National Book Association is hosting a reading event, “The Power of Poetry in a Complex World.” It will be held Wednesday, November 9th at 6:00 PM at One Pace Plaza. This is a great opportunity for publishing students to support poets and be involved with the messages these scholars and artists are sharing. There is no admission fee.
This is a wonderful networking and National Reading Group event hosted by the NYC Chapter of the Women’s National Book Association. A great way to meet some great authors, writers and publishing professionals. Charge to students is $5.00 or free if you join as a student member for $20.00 here: http://wnba-nyc.org/membership/.
It’s National Reading Group Month at the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA), and everyone is invited to celebrate women in books!
One of the first events of this month that students (and guests) can attend is a panel hosted by the WNBA on October 6th.