AWWNM's awesome speakers


LAISSEZ BON POETRY ROLEZ! L-R Past Louisiana Poet Laureate Julie Kane, Janice Law and current Poet Laureate Ava Haymon speak at AWWNM event co-sponsored by Louisiana State Library and Louisiana Center for the book. LOUISIANA POETS Respond to Audience Questions.

AWWNM’S AWESOME SPEAKERS -- L-R -- Patricia Krider, Executive Director, First Ladies Library, Canton, Ohio; Professor Maurine Beasley; Janice Law, AWWNM Founder; Anita McBride, Chief of Staff to former First Lady Laura Bush; and Lisa Kathleen Graddy, Curator, First Ladies Exhibit, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, speak at AWWNM First Anniversary February 14, 2013

ACTION, LIGHTS, CAMERA, L-R Janice Law, founder, with Screenwriters panelists Monica Bellais, Maureen Sappy, Jane Barbara, and Sabrina McCormick.

WOMEN IN FILM & VIDEO – Executive Director Melissa Haughton (at podium) makes presentation. WIFV co-sponsored Sept. 17, 2014 event with AWWNM Screenwriter panelists in foreground.

HATS OFF! Helen Hester (in hat) of the U.S. Copyright Office, chats with a fan at the Sept. 17, 2014 Screenwriters panel.

Three For Texas -- L-R - Janice Law, Dr. Tom Staley, Director of
Ransom Center, Austin, and Roberta Shaffer, Associate Librarian of Congress,
visit about Texas before Dr. Staley’s D.C. presentation.

Fair Use is OK - Rob Kasunic, Dep. Counsel of the U.S. Copyright Office, chats with AWWNM founder Janice Law after his November 14, 2012 AWWNM presentation.

Kasunic Explains 4 Factors - Rob Kasunic, Dep. Counsel for the U.S. Copyright Office, lectures to an AWWNM audience on the 4 factors courts use in deciding Fair Use cases.

As AWWNM began: Janice Law, founder, in front of AWWNM’s D.C. startup rented space

“Dirty Secrets” Gardening Writers (L-R) Kathy Jentz, Cheval Force Opp, Elizabeth Olson, and Barbara Glickman

Flower Power: AWWNM’s August 14, 2012 garden writers (L-R) Barbara Glickman, Janice Law (AWWWNM Founder), Cheval Force Opp, Kathy Jentz, Elizabeth Olson

Derring-Do and Nancy Drew Us In
L-R: AWWNM Founder Janice Law, Elizabeth Foxwell, Moderator,
Kathy Harig, Ann Hudak, Leona Fisher

Leona Fisher (associate professor of English emerita, Georgetown University) discusses Mildred Wirt Benson, author of the first seven Nancy Drew novels and numerous other novels in the series, and her complex relationship with the Stratemeyer Syndicate.
(MP3 file, 6.24 min.)

Kathy Harig (Mystery Loves Company, Oxford, MD) talks about the role of author Chassie West in the Nancy Drew series
(MP3 file, 4.05 min.)

Ann Hudak (curator, "Nancy Drew and Friends" exhibition, University of Maryland-College Park) reads an infamous quote by a librarian regarding the "dangers" of the Stratemeyer Syndicate.
(MP3 file, 1.10 min.)

The panelists discuss the reactions of librarians and the public to the Nancy Drew series.
(MP3 file, 2.27 min.)

Roberta I. Shaffer
Associate Librarian of Congress for Library Services
Washington, D.C

Roberta Shaffer’s message at AWWNM’s Grand Opening, Feb. 13, 2012

Remarks by Carol Ann Riordan
Interim Executive Director
The American Press Institute
Reston, VA
at AWWNM’s Grand Opening, Feb. 13, 2012

American women writers cited in Riordan’s speech


 Brass Band, Dancing at AWWNM Opening








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Houston, Texas 77227-2365

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