The Hudson Valley Writers' Center

Calendar of Events


2002: Jan l Feb l Mar l Apr l May l Jun l Jul l Aug l Sep l Oct l Nov l Dec
Archive: 2001 l 2002 l 2003 l 2004 l 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012

Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
January 2002
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
January 18
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
February 2002
Reading featuring Ernesto Quinonez and Christina Chiu
Sunday,
February 3
4:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
February 15
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading featuring Sheila Kohler and Anne Landsman
Sunday,
February 24
4:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
March 2002
Ties That Bind performance with Laura Simms, storyteller
Sunday,
March 3
2:00 pm
HVWC
$10
($20 for a family of up to 4)
Reading featuring Victoria Redel and Lynne Sharon Schwartz
Sunday,
March 10
4:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
March 15
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading featuring poets Andrea Hollander Budy and Richard Foerster
Sunday,
March 17
4:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
April 2002
Writers at Masters:
Barry Lopez
Thursday,
April 4
8 pm
The Masters School, Dobbs Ferry
$10
OYL theatre piece, wth poets Denise Duhamel and Maureen Seaton; adapted & directed by Emily Rems
Friday,
April 5
8 pm
HVWC
$7 nonmembers
$5 members
Ties That Bind performance with singer/songwriters John & Vicky Forster
Sunday,
April 7
2 pm
HVWC
$10
($20 for a family of up to 4)
Reading featuring poets Paul Violi and Honor Moore
Sunday,
April 14
4:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
April 19
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3

Po'Jazz with poets Sarah Cortez and Stephen Coleman and musicians Tony Jefferson, John Hart, and Nicki Parrott

Sunday,
April 21
3:15 pm (doors open at 2:45)
HVWC
$12 (nonmembers)
$10 (members)
kids under 12 free
Book party celebrating new books by
Rebecca McClanahan and Suzanne Cleary
Friday,
April 26
7 pm
HVWC
Free
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
May 2002
A salute to Bill Maxwell by Alec Wilkinson and Ben Cheever
Sunday,
May 5
4:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
May 17
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Po'Jazz with poets Janet Aalfs and Gha'il Rhodes Benjamin and musicians The Tom Aalfs Trio with guest Ingrid Jensen
Sunday,
May 19
3:15 pm (doors open at 2:45)
HVWC
$12 (nonmembers)
$10 (members)
kids under 12 free
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
June 2002
Reading featuring poets Michael Burkard and Jianqing Zheng, our 2001 Slapering Hol Press chapbook winner
Thursday,
June 6
7:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Jules Feiffer reads and shows slides from his newest book, aimed at older elementary students and their families
Friday,
June 14
7 pm
HVWC
$10 ($20 for a family of up to 4)
Reading featuring poets Michael S. Harper and his daughter, Rachel M. Harper
Sunday,
June 16
4:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
June 21
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Dominican merengue tipico with musical group Rafaelito Polanco and La Diferencia Tipica and folklorist Sydney Hutchinson
Sunday, June 23
2 pm
Warner Library
Free
Reading featuring fiction and nonfiction writers Katherine McNamara and Lee Stringer
Thursday,
June 27
7:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
July 2002
Reading featuring prose writer David Lida and sports writer Wayne Coffey
Thursday,
July 11
7:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
July 19
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading featuring prose writers Micah Perks and Galaxy Craze
Thursday,
July 25
7:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
August 2002
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
August 16
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
September 2002
A Community Evening of Remembrance and Reflection
Friday,
September 13
7:30 pm
HVWC
Free
Reading featuring young adult writer and naturalist, Jean Craighead George and Native American storyteller/writer Joseph Bruchac
Sunday,
September 15
4:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
September 20
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading featuring writer and critic Ilan Stavans and fiction writer Francisco Goldman
Sunday,
September 22
4:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Po'Jazz with Lenard D. Moore, Yamini Nayar, J.D. Parran, Vijay Iyer, and Mark Deutsch
Sunday,
September 29
3:15 pm (doors open at 2:45)
HVWC
$12 (nonmembers)
$10 (members)
kids under 12 free
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
October 2002
Reading featuring poet Jeffrey Harrison and fiction writer Mary Gaitskill
Sunday,
October 6
4:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Scary Stories with actor & comedian Robert Klein
Thursday,
October 17
7:15 pm
Sunnyside
$20 nonmembers
$15 HVWC & HHV members
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
October 18
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
La Decima (Latino poetry "dueling") with Eddie Rosa and Renacer Trovero
Sunday,
October 20
2 pm
HVWC
Free
A Ties That Bind performance:
Songs and stories of the Underground Railroad with Kim and Reggie Harris
Sunday,
October 27
2 pm
HVWC
$10 ($20 for a family of up to 4)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
November 2002
Po'Jazz with Jacqui Johnson, R. Erica Doyle, Sandra Del Valle, David Braham & The Latin Jazz Alliance
Sunday,
November 3
3:15 pm (doors open at 2:45)
HVWC
$12 (nonmembers)
$10 (members)
kids under 12 free
Annual Autumn Celebration and Benefit Auction
Friday,
November 8
7 - 11 pm
Sleepy Hollow Country Club
tba
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
November 15
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading featuring poet Terrance Hayes and novelist Laura Kasischke
Sunday, November 24
4:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
December 2002
Writers at Masters:
Li-Young Lee
Thursday,
December 5
8 pm
The Masters School, Dobbs Ferry
$10
Aguinaldos de Navidad with Sergio Ortiz and Conjunto Cundiamor
Sunday, December 8
1:30 pm
HVWC
Free
Reading featuring children's writers Roni Schotter and Jean Van Leeuwen
Sunday, December 8
4:30 pm
HVWC
Free
Reading featuring poets Margo Stever and Stephanie Strickland
Sunday, December 15
4:30 pm
HVWC
(suggested donation)
$5 nonmembers
$3 members
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
December 20
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3

Notes:

HVWC = The Hudson Valley Writers' Center, 300 Riverside Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY. Events are held in the restored Philipse Manor railroad station.

The Masters School is located at 49 Clinton Avenue, Dobbs Ferry, NY. Events are held in the Claudia Boettcher Theatre on the campus. Take Route 9 to Clinton Avenue in Dobbs Ferry; go southeast on Clinton, past two campus houses to main entrance of school; turn left at stone marker. The campus is located about one mile from the Dobbs Ferry railroad station on Metro-North's Hudson River Line. Cab service is available.

Sunnyside is located in Tarrytown, New York, one mile south of the Tappan Zee Bridge on Route 9 (turn west on West Sunnyside Lane).

Warner Library is located at 121 North Broadway (Route 9), Tarrytown, New York, approximately 1.5 miles north of the Tappan Zee Bridge.

For further information about any of these events, call the Writers' Center at 914-332-5953.