Poetry Reading with Martha Collins, Aaron Caycedo-Kimura, and Nathan McClain (in person & via Zoom)

This reading will be presented in person as well as via Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent at the time of registration and again the morning of the reading. […] Read more »

Eco-Poetry Craft Class with David Baker, in person at HVWC & via Zoom

This two-hour course will feature close reading and group discussion of eco-poetry. This is not a workshop; it is a craft talk and will be taught in person (capped at […] Read more »

Poetry Reading with David Baker, Chen Chen, and Kathy Fagan (in person & via Zoom)

We are thrilled to launch our Fall 2022 reading series with this reading by three magnificent poets. David Baker is a poet, educator, editor, and literary critic. He was born […] Read more »

The Image and the Verse: How Paintings Are Translated into Poems with Michał Choiński, in person at HVWC & via Zoom

In this 2 hour craft talk, we will discuss ekphrasis as well as examples of famous poems which include ekphrastic techniques (e.g. William Carlos Williams, “Landscape With the Fall of […] Read more »

Writing & Performing the Monologue Craft talk with Jayne Benjulian in person at HVWC

Accessing an interior life, and giving voice to that life so an audience can believe in it, is the art of monologue. In this workshop, we will consider the kind […] Read more »

HVWC Published Student Reading with Ann Bookman, B. Fulton Jennes, Beth Morris, and Cynthia Parker-Ohene (in person and via Zoom)

Join Sophia Bannister (at HVWC) and Jennifer Franklin (on Zoom) as they celebrate the publications of three students and one Board Member of the Hudson Valley Writers Center. We are […] Read more »

Poetry Workshop: The Elegy—Poem of Grieving & Resistance with Yerra Sugarman (in person at HVWC)

The elegy in English, from the 1600s to its current articulations, has been employed as a genre of poetry in which poets mourn the dead. At the same time, directly or […] Read more »

Westchester Book Launch for Jonathan Vatner & Grant Ginder in person (and streaming on Zoom)

Please join us as we celebrate the new novels by Grant Ginder and beloved HVWC YoYB: Fiction teacher, Jonathan Vatner. From Grant Ginder, the author of The People We Hate […] Read more »

Writing Truth from Memory: a poetry workshop with Lynn Melnick (in person at HVWC)

This class will be taught in person at HVWC in the Philipse Manor Train Station in Sleepy Hollow, NY. It is capped at 10 students. All must show proof of […] Read more »

Poetry Reading with the Editors of the Tree Lines Anthology: Jennifer Barber, Jessica Greenbaum, & Fred Marchant (via Zoom)

Join Jennifer Barber, Jessica Greenbaum, and Fred Marchant as they discuss their new anthology, Tree Lines: 21st century American Poems (Grayson Books, 2022) and welcome six poets (Jennifer Franklin, Maya […] Read more »