Human Error Publishing has produced a yearly Word Festival for the last 4 years, under the name of GAWF - Greenfield Annual Word Festival

This year's dates for 2014 will be Tuesday October 21st thru Sunday Ooctober 26th, 6 days of WORDs on 10 + stages in downtown Greenfield, MA.

The festival schedule looks like this at the moment:

If you want to take part in the festival as a writer contact

Tuesday Oct 21
Opening Night Show @ 7:00 at the Ocean Grill, Greenfield, MA
Doors open at 7:00
Show starts at 7:15 ends at 930
Opening night show is a celebration of Human Error Publishing's Third Tuesdays which is in it's 8th year.

There will be 50 accepted writers
With 5 minute slots
Maybe half of the accepted writers will actually get a chance to perform
This is decided by a draw of the hat
The 50 writer's names are put in a hat.
if you name is pick you have a 5 minute slot.
Until we run out of the allotted time.

As an Audience member you will be treated to the amazing and diverse talent of our local Writing community. many of whom travel nationally with their writing and you will hear from nationally know writers who are coming to the festival in greater numbers each year.

Wednesday Oct. 22- The Mole - a night of storytelling - 5 minute true stories, no notes, voting by the whole audience at each of 5 venues, with all winners from all the venues competing at a 9:00 show where the Mole winner will be decided.

Thursday Oct. 23 - There are 5 to 7 venues staring at 7:00 to 8:30 throughout downtown Greenfield, with 7 writers, poets at each venue. Then a 9:00 show

Friday Oct. 24 - There are 5 to 7 venues staring at 7:00 to 8:30 throughout downtown Greenfield, with 7 writers, poets at each venue. With a 9:00 show

Saturday Oct. 25 - There are 5 to 7 venues starting at 2:30 and continuing throughout the day (2:30 to 3:30 - 4:00 to 5:00 - Dinner break - 7:00 to 8:30, with then one 9:00 show

Sunday Oct. 26 - Starting at 2:30 final show and Book Fair

There will be a book fair throughout the festival where you can hang with some of the amazing small presses and authors. Anyone interested in having a table at the book fair contact

This festival is Free to participate in, for writers and as an audience member attending the earlier show. The last shows of each night a donation will be asked for.

We do ask for a donation in general to help support the festival.

There are many amazingly talented writers and this festival along with other festivals produced by Human Error Publishing, creates many venues for being inspired and enjoying Words.

This site will be updated regularly right up to the festival, so please stop back and tell your friends and we hope to see you there.