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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20/20 Revision: Using Instinct, Found Poetry, and Fragments in Rewriting and Transforming Your Poems with Michael Tyrell (via Zoom)

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

When it comes to revision habits, Time and Procrastination don’t need to be your worst enemies. Sometimes the best thing to do after you’ve written a draft is to put it immediately aside–and then not come back to it for many moons, even years! This workshop will seek to bring new light and energy to […]

$130.00

Monday Night Poetry Joan Kwon Glass (via Zoom)

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

Monday Night Poetry with Joan Kwon Glass: The World Has Ended Many Times: Writing Poems In the Wake of Trauma & Tragedy In her book SALT, Nayyirah Waheed writes: “I don't pay attention to the / world ending. / it has ended for me / many times / and began again in the morning.” For […]

$335.00

Letters as a Literary Form (Prose & Poetry) with Teow Lim Goh (via Zoom)

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

Letters are intimate correspondences between senders and recipients. They are rich with the obsessions, conflicts, and confidences of shared private lives. In this class, we will study how some contemporary writers use letters as a literary device to illuminate relationships, slant perspectives, and play with revelation and tension in their stories. We will also discuss […]

$130.00

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

No Idea: Writing Fiction from Nothing with Richard Mirabella (via Zoom)

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

A workshop focusing on generating fiction by utilizing prompts drawn from fairy tales and other sources. We will be generating flash stories or the beginnings of stories in this workshop, will read a fairy tale, and a few examples of flash fiction by people like Kathy Fish, Lydia Davis, and Kathryn Scanlan. We will start […]

$150.00

Memoir Writing Intensive with Susan Hodara (in person at HVWC)

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

Are you inspired to write about the transforming events of your life? Are you drawn to explore the circumstances surrounding your most vivid memories? For those with a work-in-progress or those starting fresh, this four-hour class will offer a supportive environment where we’ll be talking about memoir writing, writing in class and sharing for constructive […]

$150.00