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2014

   
Thur, May 22

 

“THE TRUTH THAT FINALLY OVERTAKES YOU”:Katherine Anne Porter

Darlene Unrue
Darlene Unrue
Christine Grogan
Christine Grogan


Jerry Findley

President of the Katherine Anne Porter Society, Dr. Christine Grogan, joins four members of the KAPS Executive Committee at noon, Thursday, May 22, to share insights into the Texas-born Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning American essayist, short story writer, poet, and novelist whose primary residence was the D.C. metro area from 1959 until her death in 1980.


Christine Hait

Beth Alvarez

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: Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana and Maine. For more details, See State-Meant 4 U Page

11:30-noon Meet & Greet
noon-1:00
p.m. “THE TRUTH THAT FINALLY OVERTAKES YOU”:KAP
1:00-1:30
p.m. Questions and Social


Wed, Apr 16

 

LAISSEZ LES BON POETRY ROLEZ!
AWWNM Celebrates National Poetry Month!

Ava Leavell Haymon, current Louisiana Poet Laureate, and Julie Kane, immediate past Poet Laureate, will read from and discuss their work at noon Wed April 16 in the McLendon Room of the National Press Club. Haymon’s work “combines the sensory and spiritual worlds in wild verbal fireworks.” Kane’s work uses “wickedly clever” humor. The duet is co-sponsored with the Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library of Louisiana.

L-R -- Julie Kane, Louisiana 2011-2012 Poet Laureate, Janice Law, & Ava Leavell Haymon, 2013-2015 Poet Laureate, autograph their Louisiana listing on AWWNM’s May 2012 Honoree List Poster.

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: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware. For more details, See State-Meant 4 U Page

11:30-noon Meet & Greet
noon-1:00
p.m. LAISSEZ LES BON POETRY ROLEZ!
1:00-1:30
p.m. Questions and Social


Fri, Mar 28

 

“I CALL WITH ALL MY VOICES”

Jennifer Cognard-Black
Marilyn Nelson
Jennifer Cognard-Black
Lavonda Kay Broadnax

Award-winning writers Marilyn Nelson and Lavonda Kay Broadnax will share the AWWNM stage with separate individual presentations noon Friday March 28, 2014. Nelson, poet laureate emeritus of Connecticut, will read from her work, including “The House on Moscow Street” which includes the phrase in the headline above. Nelson is a 3-time finalist for the National Book Award, and a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.

Lavonda Kay Broadnax, an employee of the Library of Congress and winner of the 2013 Zora Neale Hurston Award, will discuss her project “Selected Work by Civil War Era African American Women”.

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 Akansas. For more details, See State-Meant 4 U Page

11:30-noon Meet & Greet
noon-1:00
p.m. “I CALL WITH ALL MY VOICES”
1:00-1:30
p.m. Questions and Social


Wed, Feb 12

 

AWWNM COTTONS TO EXCITING SECOND YEAR ANNIVERSARY!
FIRST LADIES & the MEDIA

Jennifer Cognard-Black
Patricia Krider
Jennifer Cognard-Black
Anita McBride

In celebration of AWWNM’s second year anniversary; at noon Wednesday February 12, distinguished experts will discuss how America’s Presidential spouses dealt with the media. Patricia Krider, executive director of First Ladies Library in Canton, Ohio; and Anita McBride, Chief of Staff for former First Lady Laura Bush, will speak in the McLendon Room of the National Press Club, 13th Floor, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20045. Traditionally, in American culture, second anniversaries are marked by cotton “gifts”—thus the pun in the above headline.

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: Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. For more details, See State-Meant 4 U Page

11:30-noon Meet & Greet
noon-1:00
p.m. AWWNM COTTONS TO EXCITING SECOND YEAR ANNIVERSARY!
FIRST LADIES & the MEDIA
1:00-1:30
p.m. Questions and Social


Wed, Jan 15

 

GHOSTWRITERS: BEHIND THE SCENES

Jennifer Cognard-Black
Nancy Dorman Hickson
Jennifer Cognard-Black
Amanda Rooker

Joyce Winslow

Charlotte Reather

Nancy Dorman Hickson and Amanda Rooker, who specialize in assisting aspiring authors; Joyce Winslow who helps presenters shape their writing, and Charlotte Reather who likes to add a comedic touch to her scriptwriting, will reveal the gamet of ghostwriters’ eclectic projects at a noon Wednesday January 15, 2014 panel at the National Press Club. Speech ghostwriter Sarah Gray will also participate.

The panel program will be noon-1 p.m. Wed Jan 15, in the McLendon Room of the National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20045.

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: Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Virgin Islands. For more details, See State-Meant 4 U Page

11:30-noon Meet & Greet
noon-1:00
p.m. Ghostwriters: Behind The Scenes
1:00-1:30
p.m. Questions and Social


American Women Writers National Museum
National Press Club Building
529 14th Street NW, Suite 960-C
Washington, D.C. 20045

info@americanwomenwritersnationalmuseum.org

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