The Rensselaerville Festival of Writers gets underway on Thursday, August 15 and runs through the 18th in several venues throughout the idyllic Helderberg hamlet of Rensselaerville, NY. Readings, workshops, and receptions feature local and regional writers as well as nationally known professionals including: Joan Walsh, Lizz Winstead, Peter Trachtenberg, Paul La Farge, David Rees, John Bowe, Sara J. Henry and Sarah Van Arsdale.
This summer marks the fourth Rensselaerville Festival of Writers. Festival proceeds benefit the historic Rensselaerville Library. Joining us are festival organizers: Marilyn Olivia and Janet Botaish.
The Rensselaerville Festival of Writers – to benefit the Rensselaerville Library – is a four-day celebration of literature which includes readings, book signings, writing workshops, discussions, exhibits, a book sale and a cocktail party with the authors.
This year’s line-up features: Lizz Winstead, Tim Cahill, Mary Morris, Howard Nelson, Galway Kinnell & Bill Logan – plus many others.