The Festival steering committee wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to everyone who made the 2017 Southwest Festival of the Written Word possible. Thank you to the speakers for your time, effort, and incredible insights!
Thank you to our major sponsors the New Mexico Humanities Council, Western New Mexico University, the McCune Charitable Foundation, New Mexico Arts and Cultural Districts (Silver City Arts and Cultural District), Town of Silver City (Lodger’s Tax), James Edd Hughs of Edward Jones, the Grant County Community Foundation, the Western Institute of Lifelong Learning, the Town and Country Garden Club, the Silver City Daily Press, Silver City Radio, and the Friends of the Silver City Public Library.
Thank you to all of the businesses, organizations, and individuals who sponsored Festival sessions, donated, and purchased advertising space in the Festival program.
Thank you to all of our volunteers, who make the event run smoothly.
We are fortunate to be part of such a supportive, creative, and enthusiastic community.