September 22 - September 25, 2022
10:00 am-6:00 pm ET
Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, Massachusetts
Thank you to everyone who attended our inaugural WIT: Words, Ideas, and Thinkers Festival! We are so excited about the incredible response to our inaugural event and are proud to join the Berkshires community. Save the date for our 2023 festival taking place September 21-23! Additional details to come soon. Click here to be added to our mailing list.
If you are interested in making a donation in support of WIT and the Authors Guild Foundation’s mission to educate, support, and protect American writers, click here.
To learn more about joining the Authors Guild Foundation Giving Society and receiving early access to WIT Festival registration and other perks, click here.
When Religion Meets Science with Dan BrownAmerica and China: Comes the Moment with Simon Winchester and Admiral Harry Harris, U.S. Navy (Retired)America Through Fiction with Geraldine Brooks and Roxana RobinsonReexamining American History with David W. Blight and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.On Climate Change with Elizabeth Kolbert and Douglas PrestonDoes the Supreme Court Have a Future? with Nikolas Bowie and Linda GreenhouseIdentity and Belonging with Ayad Akhtar and Susan Choi; Moderated by Marie Arana
Event: Letty Cottin Pogrebin reading from her memoir, Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy, at The Bookstore in Lenox, MAPerformance: Wild Symphony: A Musical Performance and Reading with Dan BrownAuthors Guild Foundation Fundraising Event: A Play, A Pint, and A PicnicFeaturing a performance of Community Service, a comedic play written by Laura Pedersen and performed by Paula Ewin and David Rockefeller.
If you are interested in a partnership or sponsorship opportunity for our 2023 WIT Festival, please contact Lynn Boulger, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Nikki Maniscalco, email@example.com.
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