Louise Penny and Trudy Nan Boyce are the recipients of the Pinckley Prizes for Crime Fiction

(New Orleans, LA—June 1, 2017)— Louise Penny and Trudy Nan Boyce are the recipients of the Pinckley Prizes for Crime Fiction, named to honor the memory of Diana Pinckley, longtime crime fiction columnist for The New Orleans Times-Picayune. The prizes will be presented September 8, 2017 at The Academy of the Sacred Heart/Nims Fine Arts … [Read more…]

SASSY BOOKWOMEN OF NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans chapter’s Bookwomen Speak program in The WNBA Centennial Visionaries Series

In an event that reflected the culture and geography of its location, the New Orleans chapter of the Women’s National Book Association held its “Bookwoman Speaks” program Tuesday May 30, 2017 at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center on Rampart Street, the dividing line between the French Quarter (the city’s first settlement) … [Read more…]

Welcome to the Website

At one of the first WNBA-New Orleans meetings that I attended, Susan Larson (Reading Life host and chapter founder) spoke about what the WNBA meant to her and how special it was to be around such fabulous, interesting, and accomplished women. Susan said this in her inimitably warm and inviting voice, almost as if she … [Read more…]