September 21 - September 23, 2023
10:00 am Eastern
Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, Massachusetts
The Authors Guild Foundation is looking forward to returning to the Berkshires this fall for the second annual WIT: Words, Ideas, and Thinkers Festival! We hope you can join us September 21-23 as we explore the theme Changing the Narrative. WIT means to expand our understanding of critical issues, celebrate America’s literary culture, and amplify new voices and perspectives. It is free and open to the public so everyone can participate in the dialogue without barriers.
Speakers at the 2023 WIT Festival will include Martin Baron, Michael Cunningham, Rita Dove, Isaac Fitzgerald, Saeed Jones, Patrick Radden Keefe, Maya Shanbhag Lang, Stacy Schiff, Jane Smiley, Emma Straub, Jonathan Taplin, and Margaret Verble.
Authors Guild Foundation Giving Society members will be able to register for individual sessions and purchase tickets to dinners with WIT Festival speakers and other special guests on Monday, July 17. Registration will open to the general public on Monday, July 31.
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 2023 WIT Festival, click here for more information or contact Lynn Boulger, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Nikki Maniscalco, email@example.com.
The full session schedule will be announced soon. Join our mailing list to be one of the first to hear announcements about the festival!
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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