Upcoming Events at the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers

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The Butterfly Leadership Program, led by Jennifer Browdy and Grace Rossman Writing-intensive leadership circles for teen girls, ages 13-18 April 10, May 15, Summer Intensive Aug 8-12 at The Mount, Lenox

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Next Rookwood Memoir Writing Retreat June 3 – 5

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Nourishing women’s creative expression in the Berkshire region

 

 

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Building community among women of all ages and from many walks of life

 

 

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Celebrating the creative talents of women writers with an annual Festival in March, Women’s History Month

 

 

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Encouraging women to share their perspectives in the public sphere

 

 

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About the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers

The Berkshire Festival of Women Writers, a program of the non-profit Women’s Collaborative for Creativity and Leadership, inspires, nourishes and strengthens women’s creative voices by offering stimulating workshops and events year-round designed to encourage women and girls to engage with one another and their communities, and develop as creative leaders.  Read more >


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A Cornucopia of Creativity Coming Up This Spring Under the  Festival Banner!

10685437_744602228967971_3707570678274472681_nThe momentum continues at the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers with a steady stream of workshops, readings, writers’ circles and teen leadership circles, all supporting our mission of nourishing and cultivating the voices and visions of women all all ages and from many walks of life in the Berkshire region.

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Next up: Courtney Maum, pictured here with her best-selling novel, leads a revision workshop for writers at the Sandisfield Arts Center, 4 p.m. on May 7. Join us!


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Jennifer Browdy reads from her notebook at the July Lean In writing circle for women.

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Sincere thanks to the Local Cultural Councils of Alford-Egremont,, Monterey, Mount Washington, Pittsfield, Washington, Lenox, Otis, Richmond and Sheffield.