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2017

Thur, Sept 28

 

ZORA NEALE HURSTON

Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston, (1891-1960) acclaimed author of Their Eyes Were Watching God, will be discussed by A. Anokwale Anansesemfo, a National Park Ranger whose avocation is studying Hurston’s work.

All AWWNM programs are free and open to the public. Although reservations are not required, they are appreciated. RSVP via AWWNM1@gmail.com For more details, See News & Updates Page

50-state Project honors women writers from: Mississippi, Missouri, Montana and Nebraska. For more details, See State-Meant 4 U Page

11:30-noon Meet & Greet
noon-1:00
p.m. ZORA NEALE HURSTON
1:00-1:30
p.m. Questions and Social


Thur, May 18

 

STIRRED, NOT SHAKEN: NARRATIVES OF EARLY FEMINIST WRITERS

Megan Metcalf
Megan Metcalf

Megan Metcalf, Women’s Studies Specialist in the Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress will discuss her research process re the writings of early American feminists, and “what popular history gets wrong about American feminism”.

All AWWNM programs are free and open to the public. Although reservations are not required, they are appreciated. For more details, See News & Updates Page

50-state Project honors women writers from: Kansas Kentucky Louisiana and Maine. For more details, See State-Meant 4 U Page

11:30-noon Meet & Greet
noon-1:00
p.m. STIRRED, NOT SHAKEN: NARRATIVES OF EARLY FEMINIST WRITERS
1:00-1:30
p.m. Questions and Social


Tues, Apr 18

 

CLARE BOOTHE LUCE (1903-1987) HAD IT ALL

Michelle Easton
Michelle Easton
Clare Boothe Luce
Clare Boothe Luce

American woman writer Clare Boothe Luce, Broadway playwright, Ambassador to Italy, U.S. Representative, war time journalist and Medal of Freedom honoree will be discussed by Michelle Easton, president of the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute.

All AWWNM programs are free and open to the public. No reservations are
required.
For more details, See News & Updates Page

50-state Project honors women writers from: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona and Arkansas. For more details, See State-Meant 4 U Page

11:30-noon Meet & Greet
noon-1:00
p.m. CLARE BOOTHE LUCE (1903-1987) HAD IT ALL
1:00-1:30
p.m. Questions and Social


2016

Thur, Oct 20

 

MEET NPR’S Senior Business Editor
Marilyn Geewax “Here & Now”!

PMarilyn Geewax
Marilyn Geewax

Marilyn Geewax, award-winning Senior Business Editor for National Public Radio, where she assigns, writes and edits, will discuss her career and women writing about business: noon, Thursday, Oct, 20, 2016 in the McLendon Room of the National Press Club. Ms. Geewax appears regularly to discuss economic issues on NPR’s midday Here & Now program.

All AWWNM programs are free and open to the public. No reservations are
required.
For more details, See News & Updates Page

50-state Project honors women writers from: Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New Jersey. For more details, See State-Meant 4 U Page

11:30-noon Meet & Greet
noon-1:00
p.m. MEET NPR's Senior Business Editor, Marilyn Geewax "Here & Now"!.
1:00-1:30
p.m. Questions and Social


Wed, Apr 6

 

STAND BY YOUR MAN: FIRST LADIES CAMPAIGNING

Patricia Krider
Patricia Krider

Before women got to vote in America in 1920, wives of presidential candidates were seen but not heard. The campaign trail demands much more now from candidate spouses. Patricia Krider, Executive Director of the First Ladies Museum and Library in Canton, Ohio will speak to that transformed arc at noon April 6 in the McLendon Room

All AWWNM programs are free and open to the public. No reservations are
required.
For more details, See News & Updates Page

50-state Project honors women writers from: Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho. For more details, See State-Meant 4 U Page

11:30-noon Meet & Greet
noon-1:00
p.m. Stand by Your Man: First Ladies Campaigning.
1:00-1:30
p.m. Questions and Social


Wed, Mar 9

 

LET’S KEEP DANCING! PULITZER WINNER SARAH KAUFMAN TALKS ABOUT WRITING CULTURE

Sarah Kaufman
Sarah Kaufman

Pulitzer Prize winner Sarah Kaufman, dance critic for The Washington Post, will share her 20 years of experiences writing about arts, “cultural” events and sports--- with grace.

All AWWNM programs are free and open to the public. No reservations are
required.
For more details, See News & Updates Page

50-state Project honors women writers from: Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa. For more details, See State-Meant 4 U Page

11:30-noon Meet & Greet
noon-1:00
p.m. Let's Keep Dancing. Pulitzer Winner Sarah Kaufman Talk's about Writing Culture.
1:00-1:30
p.m. Questions and Social


Wed, Feb 3

 

AWWNM CELEBRATES A 4th BIRTHDAY! with
ACTRESS BRENDA’S PORTRAYAL OF EUDORA WELTY’S WORK

Brenda Currin
Brenda Currin

In celebration of AWWNM’s 4th anniversary, Obie (Off Broadway) theatrical award winner, actress Brenda Currin, will perform the theatrical fantasia portion of her one-woman show “June Recital” based on the work of Pulitzer winner Eudora Welty (1909-2001).

All AWWNM programs are free and open to the public. No reservations are
required.
For more details, See News & Updates Page

50-state Project honors women writers from: Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska. For more details, See State-Meant 4 U Page

11:30-noon Meet & Greet
noon-1:00
p.m. Actress Brenda's Portrayal of Eudora Welty's Work
1:00-1:30
p.m. Questions and Social



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