The Hudson Valley Writers' Center

Calendar of Events


2003: 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 2003
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
January 17
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Karen Finley: Excerpts from Written Work and Performances
Friday,
January 24
8 pm
HVWC
Free
Reading featuring Bill Berkeley and Peter Maass
Sunday,
January 26
2 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
February 2003
Cuentos! Stories from the Latino World with David Gonzalez
Sunday,
February 9
2 pm
HVWC
$5 (kids 17 & under)
$10 (adults)
$20 (family)
Thank you party for Linda Ashear
Sunday,
February 9
4 pm
HVWC
Free
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
February 21
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading featuring Alice James poets Alessandra Lynch and Tom Thompson
Sunday,
February 23
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
March 2003
A Taste of Bordeaux: Wine Tasting and Dinner to benefit the Writers' Center
Monday,
March 3
7-10 pm
Cafe Meze, Hartsdale
$115 per person
$215 per couple
"The Parrot" with Alice Eve Cohen
Sunday,
March 9
2 pm
HVWC
$5 (kids 17 & under)
$10 (adults)
$20 (family)
Reading featuring poets Patricia Smith and Kathleen Ossip
Sunday,
March 16
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
March 21
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading featuring Lewis Robinson and Arthur Bradford
Sunday,
March 23
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
April 2003
Book party for 2002 Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Contest Winner Susan H. Case
Wednesday,
April 2
6 - 8 pm
Teachers & Writers Collaborative
Free
Stories and Songs with David Massengill
Friday,
April 4
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (kids 17 & under)
$10 (adults)
$20 (family)
Reading featuring nonfiction writer Simon Winchester and novelist Ruth Ozeki
Sunday,
April 6
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
April 18
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Writers at Masters:
Li-Young Lee
Wednesday,
April 23
8 pm
The Masters School, Dobbs Ferry
$10
Reading featuring poet Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon and prose writer Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
Sunday,
April 27
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
May 2003
Reading featuring fiction writers Thomas Beller and Amine Wefali
Sunday,
May 4
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
May 16
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading featuring Roxana Robinson and Cortney Davis
Sunday,
May 18
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
June 2003
Reading featuring novelist Joanna Scott
Sunday,
June 1
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Reading on golf and fathers, with George Peper and Drew Murray
Sunday,
June 8
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Reading featuring first-time novelists Sergio Troncoso and Deborah Schupack
Thursday,
June 19
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
June 20
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading featuring poet Samuel Menashe and poet / prose writer Alastair Reid
Thursday,
June 26
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
July 2003
Reading featuring poetry & prose writers Michael Blumenthal and Nancy Willard
Thursday,
July 10
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Reading featuring children's authors / illustrators Ed Young and Marisabina Russo
Thursday,
July 17
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
July 18
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading featuring novelist Tanuja Desai Hidier and playwright / fiction writer Joshua Furst
Thursday,
July 24
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
August 2003
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
August 15
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
September 2003
A Café Celebration: Book party and reading to celebrate the publication of The Scottish Café featuring poet Susan H. Case and past winners of the Slapering Hol Press chapbook competition
Friday,
September 12
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Reading by National Book Award-winning writer Alice McDermott and novelist Joseph Freda
Sunday,
September 14
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
September 19
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading by writers Helen Barolini and Gary Shteyngart
Sunday,
September 28
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
October 2003
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
October 17
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Readings from Once Upon a Cuento featuring Nelly Rosario and Sergio Troncoso
Sunday,
October 19
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
November 2003
Theaterworks production of Sweet Potato Pie and Such, African storytelling and drumming for children
Saturday,
November 1
4:30 pm
HVWC
$12
Annual Autumn Celebration Dinner, Dance, and Silent Auction to benefit the HVWC
Friday,
November 7
7 pm
Sleepy Hollow Country Club
$195
Reading by poets Pascale Petit and Robert Minhinnick
Sunday,
November 9
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Reading by writers Da Chen and Susan Choi
Sunday,
November 16
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Poet / Painter Yan Li: Poetry & Arts News from China
Wednesday, November 19
7:30 pm
HVWC
$3 donation requested
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
November 21
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
December 2003
Reading featuring three-time Nobel Prize nominee Joyce Carol Oates
Thursday,
December 4
8 pm
The Masters School, Dobbs Ferry
$12 ($10 in advance and for HVWC & Rivertowns Arts Council members)
Readings from Las Christmas by Esmeralda Santiago, followed by music and aguinaldos (carols) with Eddie Rosa and his group Renacer Trovero
Sunday,
December 21
Postponed from Dec 14 due to snow
2 pm
HVWC
Free
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
December 19
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.

Teachers & Writers Collaborative is located at 5 Union Square West, NYC. For directions call 212-691-6590.

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