Program 2019-2020


The WNBA: Connecting, educating, advocating and leading in the literary community since 1917!

The Women’s National Book Association was established in 1917 and celebrated the organization’s centennial in 2017 with a series of literary events nationwide, a publication celebrating the history of women in the world of books, a list of 100 essential books by women authors, and a grant to a non-profit literacy organization.


San Francisco Chapter: 2019-20 Program

Upcoming Events

Celebrate the Holidays at the WNBA-SF Mixer

Sunday, December 29 4:00-6:00 PM East Bay (address provided upon registration) featuring  Gabriella Mautner award-winning author and Holocaust survivor and instructor of creative writing at San Francisco State University. Join WNBA-SF members and friends for a WNBA-SF New Year’s Inspiration Celebration. Our annual holiday celebration will be held in a private home in the East Bay and will feature the usual food, drink, and lively company. It’s a MIXER, bring a literary friend or two to … [Read More...]

Pitch-O-Rama PLUS 2020

Saturday, March 21, 2020 8:00 am – 12:30 pm  It's now Pitch-O-Rama PLUS - now in Noe Valley! Bethany UM Church 1270 Sanchez Street (at Clipper) SF, CA 94114 Includes a continental breakfast and pre-pitch coaching. Early Bird Registration pricing through Jan 1, 2020: $65 WNBA members,  $75 Non-members, Men Welcome! Limited to the first 60 ticketed attendees. Pitch-O-Rama delivers the 4 Ps that lead to publication. POLISH. You’ve polished your manuscript. Now polish your pitch with our … [Read More...]

Board Members at work planning the upcoming Fall Program, May 2018

L to R: Jan Schmuckler, Mary Volmer, Joan Gelfand, Brenda Knight, Sue Wilhite. Standing: Elise Marie Collins