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Celebrate Equal Voice

Thank you for making Equivox 2018 such a success. Information about Equivox 2019 coming soon!!

Stories connect us. Our event celebrates women change makers by amplifying their stories. Come and learn how you can support and empower women writers.

Featuring award-winning alumna Danai Gurira

Award-winning playwright and actress Danai Gurira most recently wrapped production on Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War and is presently starring in “Black Panther” as Okoye.  As a playwright, her works include In the Continuum (OBIE Award), Eclipsed (Tony Award Nomination: Best Play), and her newest play, Familiar, opens at Seattle Repertory Theatre in April.  She currently stars as Michonne on AMC’s The Walking Dead and she is co-founder of Almasi Arts, a Zimbabwean American Dramatic Arts Collaborative to give access and opportunity to the African Dramatic Artist.


Featuring award-winning alumna Sarah Ruhl

Award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl’s plays, including Pulitzer Prize finalists The Clean House and In the Next Room, or the vibrator play (also a Tony nominee), have been produced on and Off-Broadway, around the country and internationally. Her book of essays 100 Essays I Don’t Have Time to Writewas a Time Notable Book of the Year. A recipient of a McArthur Fellowship, Sarah is currently writing the screenplay to adapt Gloria Steinem’s My Life on the Road to film, to be directed by Julie Taymor.

Featuring award-winning alumna Annette Gordon-Reed

Annette Gordon-Reed won the Pulitzer Prize in History for The Hemingses of Monticello: An America Family, a subject she had previously written about in Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy. The recipient of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a MacArthur Fellowship, and the National Book Award, Annette is a Professor at both Harvard Law School and Harvard University.


A Hedgebrook writer will be seated at each Equivox table to share her story.



Sunday, March 18, 2018
10:30am Registration
11am – 1pm Program


Herban Feast, SoDo Park
3200 1st Avenue South, Seattle, 98134

*Free parking is available in the immediate area.


$1,200 Table
(includes 7 seats + Hedgebrook writer)
$150 Individual Tickets

*Fair market value is $40 per guest, $110 is tax deductible.


Brunch + Storytelling
Raise the Paddle

Become a Table Host!

Purchase a table at Equivox for $1,200 and invite 6 friends and be joined by a Hedgebrook writer seated at your table. Table hosts also receive:

  • Priority table placement
  • Recognition in our program
  • An invitation to an exclusive pre-event book-signing reception with our featured writers and Hedgebrook alumnae

Interested in receiving sponsorship level recognition at Equivox? Contact us at equivox@hedgebrook.org to learn more.

Spirit Seats

Can’t attend but want to support Equal Voice?

Each year, Equivox invites a Hedgebrook writer to fill a space at every table.

If you can’t attend but still want to be there in spirit, purchase a “Spirit Seat” and we’ll make sure a deserving writer fills your seat.

Contact us at equivox@hedgebrook.org for more information.


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