The Berkshire Festival of Women Writers Organizing Committee extends sincere thanks and appreciation to all of the Festival participants, hosts, venues and contributors, without whom this great event would not be possible.
A warm thank you to our generous donors and collaborators, including:
Quality Printing Co., with special thanks to John DiSantis
The Women’s Interfaith Institute of the Berkshires, with special thanks to JoAnne Spies
The New Stage Theater, with special thanks to Nicki Wilson
Berkshire Women for Women Worldwide, with special thanks to Anne Harrison
A very special thanks to The John A. Sellon Charitable Trust,for its sustaining and generous contributions to our International Women’s Day and Berkshire Festival of Women Writers events for more than a decade, with particular gratitude to Mr. Michael Sellon for his unwavering commitment to promoting the rights and celebrating the achievements of women worldwide.
And with loving thanks to IWD committee members emeriti Vera Kalm and Zoe Dalheim, for their vision, leadership and lifelong dedication to the welfare of women locally and globally.
Major funding for the 2012 Berkshire Festival of Women Writers is provided by the local cultural councils of the Massachusetts Council on the Arts, including the towns of Alford-Egremont, Dalton, Great Barrington, Monterey, Mt. Washington, New Marlborough, Pittsfield, Richmond, Stockbridge, Washington and West Stockbridge.
Also many thanks to our advertisers and supporters for the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers 2012: