Living Your Essence, Writing Your Obituary: A Workshop with Susyn Reeve

Living Your Essence: Writing Your Obituary is a powerful workshop designed to guide you in focusing on what you are most passionate about and what you want said about your life when you are gone. While it may be easier to focus on our life goals rather than consider...

Kickstart Your Writing Project with Jana Laiz

Does your novel need a defibrillator? Do you need jumper cables for your stalled short story? Bellows to blow life back into your biography? Does your children’s book need a gentle nudge? Veteran teacher and author Jana Laiz will get you moving! In a series of monthly...

Walking and Writing Workshop with Zara Raab and Hilde Weisert

“Traveler, there is no path. The path is made by walking.” — Antonio Machado  One strong connection between writing and walking is the rhythms of the poetic line, the flow of accented and unaccented syllables, the beat and sound of one’s own footsteps on the...

Kickstart Your Writing Project with Jana Laiz

Does your novel need a defibrillator? Do you need jumper cables for your stalled short story? Bellows to blow life back into your biography? Does your children’s book need a gentle nudge? Veteran teacher and author Jana Laiz will get you moving! In a series of monthly...
Child’s Play: A Writing Workshop with Lara Tupper

Child’s Play: A Writing Workshop with Lara Tupper

“Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days,” said Flannery O’Connor. In this informal writing workshop, we’ll mine childhood details and draft sketches of past foibles. We’ll look at examples of writing...

Kickstart Your Writing Project with Jana Laiz

Does your novel need a defibrillator? Do you need jumper cables for your stalled short story? Bellows to blow life back into your biography? Does your children’s book need a gentle nudge? Veteran teacher and author Jana Laiz will get you moving! In a series of monthly...
Kickstart Your Writing Project with Jana Laiz

Kickstart Your Writing Project with Jana Laiz

Does your novel need a defibrillator? Do you need jumper cables for your stalled short story? Bellows to blow life back into your biography? Does your children’s book need a gentle nudge? Veteran teacher and author Jana Laiz will get you moving! In a series of monthly...

Lean In with the BFWW: An Afternoon of Poetry

Join accomplished poets Lisken Van Pelt Dus and Jayne Benjulian for a special Lean In dedicated to the magic of poetry. If you are a poet, bring a short poem to share. Or just come to listen, as Lisken and Jayne read from their new books, and talk about the art and...
Lean In: Thresholds to a Creative Practice with Suzi Banks Baum

Lean In: Thresholds to a Creative Practice with Suzi Banks Baum

Free, drop-in circle for women writers of the Berkshire region. You are invited to bring a writing to share. This month Suzi Banks Baum will share her work, Thresholds to a Creative Practice: What I learned on my First Visit to Armenia. There are a million and one...

Ophelia Rising

A Writing & Spoken Word Workshop Led by Grace Rossman Young women – have you ever wanted to take the stage and claim the spotlight? Do you have poems, short stories, or other wise words to share? In this focused creative workshop, you will craft your own...

Gaia Calling: Writing in Nature, Writing For Nature

Gaia is constantly calling out to us humans, her most elaborate creations, speaking to us through the wind, water and rocks, and through the myriad other living beings who also call her home. Over the millennia, we humans have become increasingly alienated from the...