WELCOME TO THE HVWC CALENDAR: home of all our upcoming readings, events and workshops. You can view by list or calendar (see right menu to choose). Click the colored tabs below to show only specific options. Our workshops run as multi-session series or one-day “intensives.” Note, we list the multi-session courses on the first day they meet only. The full dates of the session are described in the course descriptions. You would need to scroll back to the start date if you needed to enroll for something already underway. But do let us know if you want to join something in midstream since we need the blessing of the instructor. Questions? Email us.

Workshops – This category encompasses all one-day and multi-week classes, whether in person or via Zoom.

Readings – Our readings are in many different genres and take place in person, on Zoom, or both!

HVWC Recurring Events – This category encompasses such regular favorites as Open Mic, Open Write, and Submission Sunday.

Special Events – These other creative experiences are sure to interest our creative community!

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The Art of Dramatic Writing for Stage, Screen, and Television with Bill Bigelow (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY, United States

This is a course designed for writers looking to create screenplays, stage plays, and teleplays for television shows. Paramount in this effort, we will focus on an approach which is necessary in all dramatic writing — the importance of conflict. How we define, pinpoint and create interesting, unusual characters. How structure is the backbone of […]

$335.00

Tues AM Memoir with Susan Hodara (in hybrid form)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY, United States

Please note that this workshop is now sold out! Thanks for all the interest. If you want to be put on the waiting list for this workshop, or have questions about other memoir workshop options, please email [email protected] Are you inspired to record the transforming events of your life? Are you drawn to explore the circumstances […]

$453.00

Tues PM Memoir with Susan Hodara (in hybrid form)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY, United States

Please note that this workshop is now sold out! Thanks for all the interest. If you want to be put on the waiting list for this workshop, or have questions about other memoir workshop options, please email [email protected] Are you inspired to record the transforming events of your life? Are you drawn to explore the circumstances […]

$453.00

Memoir Writing Workshop (Weds PM) with Susan Hodara Via Zoom

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY, United States

Please note that this workshop is now sold out! Thanks for all the interest. If you want to be put on the waiting list for this workshop, or have questions about other memoir workshop options, please email [email protected] Are you inspired to record the transforming events of your life? Are you drawn to explore the circumstances […]

$453.00

Writing the Short Story with Alisa Kwitney (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY, United States

This six-session workshop will meet weekly on Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM ET via Zoom, from May 1-June 5  Short stories are like small dogs — they pack a lot of energy and personality into their small forms and are superbly suited to burrowing down after one particular goal. Short stories are also an excellent way to […]

$224.00 – $335.00

The Art of Dramatic Writing for Stage, Screen, and Television with Bill Bigelow (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY, United States

This is a course designed for writers looking to create screenplays, stage plays, and teleplays for television shows. Paramount in this effort, we will focus on an approach which is necessary in all dramatic writing — the importance of conflict. How we define, pinpoint and create interesting, unusual characters. How structure is the backbone of […]

$335.00

Workshop of Pure Critique with Peter Bricklebank (via Zoom on Thursday mornings)

Zoom NY, United States

In Pure Critique we range far and wide in our discussions. To give you a sense of the creative fervor, the maelstrom of imaginative popcorn, the synaptic jumps and quantum leaps, the sheer headburn of lightbulbs going on and topics leaping fro and to, here's a sample of subjects that have come under scrutiny, the microscope, and […]

$440.00

Bilingual Poetry Workshop with Silvina López Medin (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY, United States

This four-week workshop will meet on Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM ET on Zoom, from June 4 through June 25. Description in English: Over the course of this four-week workshop, we will read poems by 4 Latin American poets: Elvira Hernández (tr. Alec Schumacher), Liliana Ponce (tr. Michael Martin Shea), Miyó Vestrini (tr. Anne Boyer & Cassandra […]

$265.00

Sorrow Is Not My Name: Writing Poems to Find Joy and Renewal through Grief with Meghan Sterling (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY, United States

This 6-week class meets on Zoom, Wednesdays, 4-6 PM ET, beginning June 12, ending July 17. In his poem, Sorrow is Not My Name, Ross Gay writes, “No matter the pull toward brink. No/ matter the florid, deep sleep awaits./There is a time for everything.” As we live through difficult and uncertain times, there is […]

$335.00

The Art of Dramatic Writing for Stage, Screen, and Television with Bill Bigelow (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY, United States

This is a course designed for writers looking to create screenplays, stage plays, and teleplays for television shows. Paramount in this effort, we will focus on an approach which is necessary in all dramatic writing — the importance of conflict. How we define, pinpoint and create interesting, unusual characters. How structure is the backbone of […]

$335.00