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.
Announcing Hobart Festival of Women Writers 2019 Participating Writers
The Hobart Festival of Women Writers is excited to announce our Participating Writers for 2019. We have poets, fiction writers, essayists, dramatists, and artists. Join us for this special weekend of readings, workshops, a panel discussion and , or course, book sales.
The Hobart Festival of Women Writers Calendar Holiday Reading
This 2019 Calendar features the writing of the women who participated in the first Festival of Women Writers in 2013. A thoughtful holiday gift.
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 2018
The Hobart Festival of Women Writers 2018 was held on September 7, 8 &9th Our sixth consecutive year of celebrating the work of women writers in the town of Hobart, New York, The Book Village of the Catskills. It was a glorious weekend! enjoy these photos by Nivea Castro
Call To Writers
Be a Participating Writer in The Hobart Festival of Women Writers 2019 September 6, 7, 8. In past years, organizers of The Hobart Festival of Women Writers have chosen Participating Writers through our own recommendations, as well as, from the recommendations of Festival Writers and Festival Participants. Since 2013, 58 diverse women writers have presented…
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,…
Spotlight: Margot Farrington
My relationship between poetry and performance: close! Poetry began as an oral art, and provides that tribal gathering we all relish. Mine is a tandem path, rocking back and forth between writing and performance. You don’t study theater without coming away with skills: how timing matters, how to hold an audience, how to be heard (with or without a mike), and yes, how to be still and silent, too.
Spotlight: Elizabeth Searle
Lonely, imaginative and obsessed with American TV shows, Leni pursues her big dream of singing onstage, letting herself be lured toward the exploitative Amsterdam nightclub scene.