Celebrating a Milestone! HFWW 2023

Announcing the Participating Writers for Hobart Festival of Women Writers’ tenth year. Also, we’re announcing NEW DATES for our annual weekend to celebrate women writers in the beautiful Catskill Mountains.

Join us on June 16, 17 & 18th for a weekend of readings, workshops and panel discussions and an art installation in Hobart, New York, the Reading Capitol of New York State.

Festival 2023 Participating Writers are:

Our Participating Writers will read from their works of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, as well as, offering two-hour writing craft workshops. There’s something to engage all readers, writers and lovers of language at any stage in all genres.

Venise Berry – Muddy Water:  Controlling Plot, Subplots, and Plot Points in Your Novel

Micharne Cloughley – Poetry vs Advertising: Writing scenes for television

Esther Cohen – The Stories Intensive Workshop ( a special six-hour session)

Marina Cramer – Building Character(s)

Alexis De Veaux – A Special Panel Discussion

Mary Johnson – Writing a Great Sex Scene

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa – The Nuances of Writing Dialogue

Linda Lowen – Find the BAM: the Art of Storytelling Online

Ellen Meeropol – Using multiple narrators to deepen your novel

Stephanie Nikolopoulos – Sense & Sensibility: Engaging the 5 Senses to Bring Your Story to Life

Khaliah D. Pitts – Grand Mother’s Kitchen: Memory, the Senses and the Kitchen Narrative

Bertha Rogers – Asian Poetry Forms

Jane Schulman – Writing The Six-Word Story

Lisa Wujnovich РEpistolary Poems: Revisiting the “Dear

Kathy Kremins – Queering Space: Poetics of the In-Between


Read about the magical town of Hobart, Reading Capital of New York State, our Festival host. Hobart Book Village was recently featured in the NYTimes IT TAKES A (BOOK) VILLAGE https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/20/books/review/hobart-book-village.html

read Hobart, NY, The Town That Loves Books: http://bit.ly/3HzUb77

Registration for Festival 2023 will open on May 1st.

for more information, go to http://www.hobartfestivalofwomenwriters.com

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