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Links and Professional Organizations



A full-time writer, Ann is a member of these organizations:
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

(1995 - 2001)

(1997 Arkansas Chapter - Central Branch - program chairman.)

SCBWI Arkansas Chapter - Central Branch's%20Book%20Writers%20and%20Illustrators%20-%20Central.htm


Arkansas Writers Association

(1999 - present),%20Ann%20-%20Bio.htm

(Newman founded the AWA in 1999 to promote the literature and work of Arkansas authors, and to provide a forum for writers to network)

AWA Website editor and web design.


Central Arkansas Writers Group

(1995 - Feb. 2001)

(Newman  founded the writers group in 1995 to serve the Faulkner County area. She has served as president of the organization since 1995.


Fiction Writers of Central Arkansas,%20Inc..htm

(1995 - 2001)

(1998 - president)


Faulkner County Historical Society



Simian Society of America (national)

     Arkansas Chapter 55

          (secretary/treasurer 1998 - March 1999)

          (president 1999 - present)

     Mid-America Chapter 58

          (national advisor 1999 - present) 

     National SSA Board Member

         (1999 - present)

     Editor and layout artist of The Simian [national publication of the Simian Society of America]

        (May 2000 - present)



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Arcadia Publishing, an imprint of Tempus Publishing, Inc., 2 Cumberland Street, Charleston, SC 29401.