September 21 - September 23, 2023
10:00 am Eastern
Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, Massachusetts
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the second Authors Guild Foundation WIT: Words, Ideas, and Thinkers Festival! We hope you enjoyed exploring the theme of Changing the Narrative through our 9 thought-provoking sessions.
If you were unable to join us, or if you would like to rewatch any sessions you attended, click the link below!
If you would like to receive early registration for next year, consider joining the Authors Guild Foundation Giving Society! Members receive perks such as advance registration to all Authors Guild Foundation events as well as preferential seating at the WIT Festival and a special gift at check-in.
To learn more about the Giving Society and how you can become a member, click here.
If you are interested in a partnership or sponsorship opportunity for our 2024 WIT Festival, contact Lynn Boulger, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Nikki Maniscalco, email@example.com.
Jane Smiley in conversation with Jennie Kassanoff: Politics and ProseMargaret Verble in conversation with Oscar Hokeah: Who Are NDNs, Anyway? And Why Does It Matter?Steven Levy in conversation with Mary Rasenberger: The End of Reality: A.I., Crypto, and the MetaverseEmma Straub in conversation with Maya Shanbhag Lang: Parents on PaperRita Dove in conversation with André Bernard: Playlist for the ApocalypseMichael Cunningham in conversation with Roxana Robinson: Mrs. Dalloway at 98Isaac Fitzgerald in conversation with Saeed Jones: Memoir and MemoryPatrick Radden Keefe in conversation with Daniel Zalewski: The Cult of SecrecyMartin Baron in conversation with Stacy Schiff: The Present, the Past, and the Historical Record
If you would like to make a donation in support of WIT and the Authors Guild Foundation’s mission to educate, support, and protect American writers, click here.
For information about our inaugural festival and to watch session recordings, click here.
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