Join Women Lit!

Please complete the form below and click "Submit" to become a member of Women Lit. If you would like to make a wholly tax-deductible contribution to the Bay Area Book Festival and not receive any benefits, please use our general donation form.

Details about Women Lit membership levels and benefits and other ways to give are located to the right of this form (or below this form on mobile).

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Special promo! Join Women Lit at any level and receive many benefits, including a complimentary ticket (more at higher donation levels!), priority seating, and first access to the book signing line for the Gloria Steinem event. Make your gift here, and we’ll be in touch about your ticket(s).

 

Esteem - $100
Integrity - $500
Fearlessness - $1,000
Empowerment - $2,500
Generosity - $5,000
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Summary of benefits

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All Members

The biggest benefit: helping raise women’s literary voices!

All members will also receive our newsletter and complimentary access to indoor literary events at the annual Bay Area Book Festival.

Esteem: $100

Year-round: Advance information and discounted tickets for Women Lit public events

At the Festival: 2 General Admission wristbands

Integrity: $500

Year-round: Complimentary single ticket to all Women Lit public events and pre-event private receptions with the authors

At the Festival: Invitation for one to Authors Gala + Invitation to exclusive Women Lit Festival salon, including drinks and socializing with authors + Up to 6 Priority tickets and 2 General Admission Wristbands

Fearlessness: $1,000

Year-round: Access for one to intimate Women Lit literary salons in private homes + 2 tickets to all Women Lit public events and pre-event private receptions with the authors

At the Festival: Invitation for 2 to Authors Gala + Invitation for 2 to exclusive Women Lit Festival salon, including drinks and socializing with authors + Up to 8 Priority tickets and 2 General Admission Wristbands

Empowerment: $2,500

Year-round: Access for 2 to intimate Women Lit literary salons in private homes + 2 tickets to all Women Lit public events and pre-event private receptions with the authors

At the Festival: Invitation for 3 to Authors Gala + Invitation for 2 to exclusive Women Lit Festival salon, including drinks and socializing with authors + 1 Ultimate Pass (VIP access to all programs)

Generosity: $5,000

Year-round: Access for 2 to intimate Women Lit literary salons + 3 tickets to all Women Lit public events and pre-event private receptions with the authors

At the Festival: Invitation for 4 to Authors Gala + Invitation for 4 to exclusive Women Lit Festival salon, including drinks and socializing with authors + 2 Ultimate Passes (VIP access to all programs)

Leadership: $10,000 

Year-round: Access for 2 to intimate Women Lit literary salons in private homes + 4 tickets to all Women Lit public events and pre-event private receptions with the authors (bring clients!)

At the Festival: Patronage or Sponsorship of a Festival literary program, with opportunities for engagement, recognition, and promotion (for businesses or your designated nonprofit) + Invitation for 8 to Authors Gala (clients welcome!) + Invitation for 8 to Women Lit Festival salon, including drinks and socializing with authors + 4 Ultimate Passes (VIP access to all programs)

Wisdom: $25,000

All “Leadership” benefits + Half-page message in Chronicle Program Guide + Green Room access at Festival

Kindness: $50,000+

All “Wisdom” benefits + Naming of Festival stage or entire body of programming + Your full-page message in Chronicle Program Guide


To join at the Leadership, Wisdom, or Kindness levels, please contact our office or follow the check mailing instructions below.

Other Ways to Give

Mail a check, payable to “Bay Area Book Festival,” to 1569 Solano Avenue #635, Berkeley, CA 94707

Give appreciated securities and save on taxes. Email us for instructions to give your broker.

If you’re over 70 ½, make a charitable qualified distribution from your IRA and satisfy your minimum qualified distribution. Email us for details.

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