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The Berkshire Festival of Women Writers 2013


    The Berkshire Festival of Women Writers is a month-long festival of women writers. We get a preview of all the events including panels, readings, lectures, and networking events.

A myriad of voices will be celebrated during the festival, including published playwrights; poets and novelists; bloggers; non-native speakers learning to write expressively in English and emerging writers. Panel discussions will be led by publishers, literary agents, social media strategists and other experts in the creative writing field.

Organizer Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez - Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Media Studies and Human Rights at Bard College at Simon’s Rock joins us this morning. Suzi Banks Baum, an artist, writer, and full-time mom, is the author of: Laundry Line Divine: A Wild Soul Book for Mothers. And Sally-Jane Heit joins us. She has written and will perform on Saturday night, Before I Forget, a look at one woman’s life, loves, and losses.

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.
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