Announcing Festival 2018

On September 7, 8,&9th The Hobart Festival of Women Writers will host its sixth consecutive annual weekend celebrating the work of women writers in all genres.

We’re excited to announce TWO additional participating writers will read their work at Festival 2018.

OutdoorLaughingLarge Sophfronia

 Sophfronia Scott‘s latest novel is the critically acclaimed, “Unforgivable Love.” She’s also the author of an essay collection, “Love’s Long Line,” and a memoir, “This Child of Faith: Raising a Spiritual Child in a Secular World,” co-written with her son Tain. She’s the author “All I Need to Get By,” a novel, as well as, essays, short stories, and articles. Sophfronia

Marianela Medrano

Marianela Medrano is the author of Rooting/Des/arraigar; the children’s book, Prietica; and the novel, Diosas de la Yuca.  Her literary work has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines in Latin America, Europe, and the United States. Marianela Medrano

View a slideshow of our entire list of Participating Writers for Festival 2018

Festival of Women Writers 2018     

Cheryl and Breena Clarke at Festival 2017

Join co-founders, Cheryl Clarke and Breena Clarke for a weekend celebrating the work of women writers. We welcome all readers, writers, and lovers of language.

Mark your calendar for September 7, 8 &9th. Registration opens on May 1st.

Featuring: Keisha Gaye Anderson,  LaShonda Katrice Barnett, Blanche McCrary Boyd, Esther Cohen, Margot Farrington, Annie Finch, Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, Ginnah Howard, Marianela Medrano, Yesenia Montilla, Anne Nelson, Cynthia Dewi-Oka, Stephanie Nikolopoulos, Bertha Rogers, Elizabeth Searle, Leslie Sharpe, Sophronia Scott, Arisa White, Lisa Wujnovich

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