Spotlight: Keisha-Gaye Anderson

The market was a living thing. Its flesh was mounds of mangoes, sweet sop, naseberry, bananas. The steady calls of the higglers, its rapid heart. And those women with heads tied with colorful scarves, and legs splayed wide with skirts cascading between like waterfalls, were its bones.

Spotlight: Esther Cohen

Writing is what so many of us want to do.   Finding the stories we want to tell, and then writing them is what our work together will be.  Some of us are beginning.  Some of us are continuing.  Together we will all be looking for stories, good stories, working together to understand what good stories are, and where they come from.

Spotlight: Bertha Rogers

Immerse yourself in the inspiration of Hobart’s mountain vistas and focus on your writing craft for a one-day, six-hour workshop in a small group setting with an award-winning poet.

Highlights and Holidays

What a wonderful weekend we had! View highlights of our sixth great year of celebrating women writers.

Hobart Festival of Women Writers Inaugural Calendar

“And that is why, every year, there is a season
of sadness, the hurricanes, in Great Water. They begin as
thunderstorms off the west coast of our world
They follow the path of the bones.”
— Alexis DeVeaux

Spotlight: In Their Own Image

Art at Hobart Festival of Women Writers 2018  In Their Own Words is a SPECIAL exhibition of the work of Catksills women artists at The Hobart Community Center as part of the Hobart Festival of Women Writers 2018, September 7, 8, & 9th. The Hobart Community Center, 80 Cornell Avenue, Hobart, New York. In Their Own Words,…