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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Voice - $50
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.

Voice: $50

Year-round: Alerts and early access to purchase tickets + Priority seating where relevant

At the Festival: One General Admission Wristband

Esteem: $100

Year-round: Alerts and discounted tickets for Women Lit public events + Priority seating where relevant

At the Festival: Two General Admission Wristbands

Integrity: $500

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

At the Festival: Invitation for one to Authors Gala + Invitation to exclusive Women Lit Festival salon, including drinks and socializing with authors + Up to six Priority tickets and two 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 + Priority seating

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

Empowerment: $2,500

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

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

Generosity: $5,000

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

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

Leadership: $10,000 

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

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 eight to Authors Gala (clients welcome!) + Invitation for eight to Women Lit Festival salon, including drinks and socializing with authors + four 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


To join at the Leadership or Wisdom 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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