Festival Essay Contest Deadline Extended to Jan. 28

Essay contest hosts Michelle Gillett and Nina Ryan are pleased to announce that this year’s BFWW Essay Contest, on the theme of “Masculinity,”  will be judged by Katherine Bouton, a New York Times senior editor for more than two decades and author of...

Winning Essays from the 2012 Essay Contest

First prize winner was Hilda Banks Shapiro.  Her essay can be read here: Hilda Banks Shapiro essay First runner-up: “Mothering by Moonlight,” by Suzanne C. Fowle An Excerpt: ….My friend, Carla, hiked the Appalachian Trail a few years ago. The whole...