A presentation on software for writers will be featured when the New Orleans chapter of the Women’s National Book Association meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Registration is not required.

The presenter will be Steve Beisner, a writer, musician and computer scientist. A native of south Louisiana, Beisner has published short stories and poems, and has been recognized for his short fiction by the Santa Barbara Writers Conference. His short story “Matchbox” won an award from Country Roads Magazine.

Beisner is an editor at Ink Byte Press. His long involvement as a writer combined with his role as developer and teacher of technology has led him on a quest to make technology more accessible to writers and artists. He lives in Santa Barbara, California, and New Orleans.

The Women’s National Book Association, established in 1917, promotes reading and supports the role of women in the book and publishing community. The association is a nonprofit organization with more than 800 female and male members across the country. It sponsors three distinguished national awards as well as numerous local events. For information, visit www.wnba-books.org.