Mardi Gras Party: Sat., Feb. 6 at 7 pm


Please join us Saturday, February 6, 7–8 pm, for a virtual Mardi Gras party!

Grab your favorite king cake or pie and a beverage and join us for a social gathering! Costumes are encouraged, but not required.

We’ll share our favorite books of 2020, our reading and writing resolutions for 2021, and give away some great prizes:

  • a one-year paid subscription to Roxane Gay’s newsletter The Audacity,

  • a one-year paid subscription to Jami Attenberg’s newsletter Craft Talk,

  • a signed Jami Attenberg book, and

  • a gift certificate to Windowsill Pies!

Current members who attend are automatically entered to win. Nonmembers may attend without entering to win, or may enter for a donation of $20. Renew or donate here. (Questions about your membership? Contact Membership Chair Sara Woodard at

Open to all to attend! RSVP here.

Our next Virtual Open Mic January 14

We still have some reading slots available for our next Virtual Open Mic, now taking place Thursday, January 14 at 7:30 pm CT.

Please sign-up here to perform. We’d especially love to hear from members who haven’t yet read for the series!

In case you missed our previous open mic events, or you just want to relive the magic, here they are:
Featuring: Anne Babson, Gina Ferrara, Nicole M. K. Eiden, Carolyn Hembree, and Katheryn Krotzer Laborde
Featuring: Pamela Ebel, Katheryn Krotzer Laborde, Andrea Panzeca, and Laura Mullen
Please note:
1. Although non-members may attend, you must be a WNBA–NOLA member to perform.
2. Space is limited. Readers will participate in the order in which they sign-up. If we are unable to offer you a spot this time, you will be automatically registered for the next reading.
3. If you read at the previous open mic, please wait until next time before signing up again. (This is subject to change. If we don’t get enough participants, we’ll open it to all members.)
Hope to see you there!