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

Launch a Successful 2020 at SF Writers Conference!

February 13 – 16, 2020 Intercontinental Hyatt Regency Embarcadero 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111 Join us and help us promote WNBA-SF at the San Francisco Writers Conference! This will be the 17th Celebration of Craft, Commerce, and Community for all writers. Attendees will join with 100+ presenters and fellow writers from across the country and around the world at this year’s event. The SFWC events are consistently rated among the friendliest, top writer’s conferences … [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