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About the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers

The Berkshire Festival of Women Writers 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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Now accepting proposals for the 2016-17 Season

The momentum continues at the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers with a year-round 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.

To propose an event for the upcoming season, please check out our guidelines and use our online submission form.

There’s something going on every month at the BFWW! Check our events listings and subscribe to our newsletter to make sure you stay up to date!

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