The Nashville Republican Women have been continuously active since 1949.
We have logged thousands and thousands of hours participating in campaigns, supported Republican candidates and helped build the Republican party. From stuffing envelopes, making phone calls, knocking on doors, establishing and maintaining headquarters, and greeting voters at the polls, to serving in leadership positions at the national, state and local levels, we have supported our candidates. Several of our members have run for various offices.
     It’s not all about politics.  For the past 13 years, we have provided toys (and sometimes warm coats) to the Children of Tennessee Soldiers and the Fisher House at Fort Campbell has twice been the recipient of generous donations from NRW,  (The Fisher House provides military families with housing close to a loved one during hospitalization for an illness, disease or injury).

We hope you will join us.




Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Registration and Coffee – 10:30 a.m.
Program begins at 11:00 a.m.
Brentwood Country Club
5123 Country Club Drive
Brentwood, TN 37027
$35 per person
Special Guest Speaker
Roger L. Simon
Novelist, Journalist and Screenwriter

Roger Lichtenberg Simon is an American novelist, journalist and Academy Award-nominated screenwriter. He was the co-founder and CEO of PJ Media (formerly known as Pajamas Media), the pioneering online new media company and of PJTV, the first online television network to stream via the internet from a presidential convention.

He is the author of eleven novels, including the Moses Wine detective series, seven produced screenplays and two non-fiction books.

He has served as president of the West Coast branch of PEN, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Writers Guild of America. He was also on the faculty of the American Film Institute and the Sundance Institute.[1]

His many journalistic articles have appeared in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe Los Angeles TimesCommentaryReal Clear Politics and City Journal, among others. Simon has also been a Hoover Institute Media Fellow.

Simon’s most recent work, The Goat, was published in 2019. A Faust-like story set in the world of professional tennis, it was described as his “best novel” by The New Criterion.[2]

As of December 1, 2019, Mr. Simon has moved his journalism exclusively to The Epoch Times as editor-at-large.

In books, he is best known for his series of the eight Moses Wine detective novels, which have been translated into over a dozen languages and won prizes from the Mystery Writers of America and the Crime Writers of Great Britain.  The first Moses Wine novel was The Big Fix, made into a film starring Richard Dreyfuss for which Simon wrote the screenplay, bringing him to Hollywood.

Among his many screenplays are Bustin’ Loose (with Richard Pryor), Scenes from a Mall (with Bette Midler and Woody Allen) and the Paul Mazursky-directed Enemies, A Love Story, for which Simon was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

A Better Life, for which Roger wrote the story, was released in 2011 with its lead actor, Damien Bichir, also nominated for the Best Actor Academy Award.  Simon also directed the independent feature Prague Duet, starring Gina Gershon and based on a screenplay he wrote with his wife Sheryl Longin (Dick).

His memoir—Turning Right at Hollywood and Vine: The Perils of Coming Out Conservative in Tinseltown —was published by Encounter Books in February 2009.

The Party Line – a stage play written in collaboration with Sheryl Longin and set in Stalinist Russia and contemporary Amsterdam – was produced by the Beverly Hill Playhouse and published by The New Criterion in November 2012.

I Know Best: How Moral Narcissism Is Undermining Our Republic, If It Hasn’t Already – a book of political theory and psychology — was published in 2016 by Encounter and serialized by Commentary.

Simon – the only person to be profiled favorably in one lifetime by Mother Jones and The National Review – has also been a public speaker, speaking on the topics of the effects of political change on people’s lives, Hollywood and politics, and the rise of New Media.  He has appeared on television on the Larry Kudlow Show, Fox and Friends, CNBC, Fox Business and others and is a frequent guest on the Hugh Hewitt Radio Show.

He is a graduate of Dartmouth College (BA) and the Yale School of Drama (MFA – playwriting and dramatic literature).

Reservations are requested
no later than 3PM, Friday, FEBRUARY 5th.
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karenp.nrw@gmail.com / 615-481-3523
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Karen Porter Treasurer
105 W. Catalina Court
Hermitage, TN 37076
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