4th Annual Hobart Festival of Women Writers

The Festival of Women Writers has become a highly anticipated event, unique among cultural happenings in the Catskill Region, especially in Delaware County. The Festival will celebrate its fourth year in the Hobart Book Village, “the reading capital of New York State.” Since its inception, the Festival has created space for established and emerging women writers to share their insights and skills through a variety of writing activities and public readings with audiences throughout Delaware County, the state of New York, and beyond.
Poet Cheryl Clarke, novelist Breena Clarke, and Barbara Balliet are festival’s cofounders.
This year's festival features poets Elana Bell, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Cheryl Clarke, Esther Cohen, Kathy Engel, Julie Enszer, Margot Farrington, Jewelle Gomez, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Marianela Medrano, and Kamilah Aisha Moon.