We are thrilled to announce the schedule for the 6th Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers March 12 – 20, 2016!

Sheila Weller, Jessica Hazelton, Jana Laiz, Marilyn Oser, Carol Ascher, Alison Larkin

Sheila Weller, Jessica Hazelton, Jana Laiz, Marilyn Oser, Carol Ascher, Alison Larkin

The Sixth Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers features 33 events celebrating the voices and visions of women writers of all ages and from many walks of life. This year’s Festival will run from March 12 – 20, with nine full days of events, many free, featuring nationally renowned and local women writers presenting workshops, discussions, readings, performances, and talks.

Early-bird pricing is available until March 1 for the special opening and closing weekends, which are packed with a rich array of presentations including notable authors such as Ruth Reichl, Jane Yolen, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Sheila Weller and Veronica Chambers.

The opening weekend will take place at Eastover Retreat Center in Lenox on March 12 & 13; the Festival will close at Hotel on North in Pittsfield March 19 & 20. Each weekend day includes half- and full- day event options, including several sessions and meals. Weekday events will take place at various locations throughout the county.

Visit our events page for complete listings and to register for ticketed events. Space is limited so don’t delay!