The Hudson Valley Writers' Center

Calendar of Events


2004: 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 2004
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
January 16
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
February 2004
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
February 20
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Fiction reading featuring Rigoberto González and Manuel Muñoz
Sunday,
February 29
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
March 2004
Poetry reading featuring John Hoppenthaler and Michael Waters
Friday,
March 5
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Reading by writer/actors Barbara Dana and Anthony Arkin (of special appeal to young adults)
Friday,
March 12
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
March 19
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
April 2004
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
April 16
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
A celebration of Sarabande Press, with poet Dick Allen and fiction writer Neela Vaswani
Sunday,
April 18
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Actors John Cunningham and Frances Sternhagen: "Men and Women - Still Words Apart"
Friday,
April 23
8 pm
Sunnyside
$20 (nonmembers)
$18 (HVWC members)
postponed to Spring 2005
The Italian American Reader
: anthology editor Bill Tonelli will appear with writer Fred Gardaphe
previously scheduled for 4/25; postponed to Spring '05
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
May 2004
Reading by novelist
Anita Shreve
Sunday,
May 2
4:30 pm
Warner Library
reserved seats $10 ($4 of which can be applied to book purchase)
reservations 914-332-5953
Reading by poet & mystery writer Stephen Dobyns
Wednesday,
May 12
8 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
May 21
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading by poet Eamon Grennan
Tuesday,
May 25
5:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
June 2004
Reading by writer Laura Shaine Cunningham
Sunday,
June 6
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Readings by Christine Lehner and Nicholas Rinaldi
Thursday,
June 10
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Discussion: Book Groups -- Getting Them Going, Making Them Work
Thursday,
June 17
7:30 pm
HVWC
Free
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
June 18
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Readings by poets Sherry Fairchok, Joy Katz, and Ann Lauinger
Thursday,
June 24
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Samba Soiree to benefit Slapering Hol Press
Saturday,
June 26
(raindate 6/27)
7 pm
call office, 914-332-5953
$100 per person
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
July 2004
Live taping of reading by and interview with Ben Cheever
Tuesday,
July 6
8 pm
HVWC
Free
Short Fiction and Flash Poetry with Thad Rutkowski and Jessica Treat
Thursday,
July 8
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Readings by poets Julia Kasdorf and Vijay Seshadri
Thursday,
July 15
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists; hosted by Reggie Marra
Friday,
July 16
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading by poet and fiction writer Brenda Connor-Bey
Thursday,
July 22
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Reading by fiction writer David Surface
Thursday,
July 29
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
August 2004
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers
Friday,
August 20
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
September 2004
postponed to October 18th
First Annual Hudson Valley Golf Classic to benefit the HVWC
new date 10/18
Wednesday,
September 8
1 pm shotgun start
Hudson Hills Golf Course
$250 a player
Slapering Hol Press reading with poets David Tucker and Brighde Mullins
Friday,
September 10
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers
Friday,
September 17
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading honoring James Baldwin's 80th birthday, with Randall Kenan and Sol Stein
Sunday,
September 19
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
October 2004
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers
Friday,
October 15
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Robert Klein's Scary Stories
Sunday,
October 17
7:15 pm (house opens at 6:00)
Sunnyside
$20 (nonmembers)
$18 (HVWC and HHV members)
First Annual Hudson Valley Golf Classic to benefit the HVWC
Monday,
October 18
previously scheduled for Sept. 8th
12 pm shotgun start
Hudson Hills Golf Course
$250 a player
Children's author Jean Craighead George and composer Chris Kubie
Friday,
October 22
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
(max $10/family)
Poets/essayists Gail Peck and Rebecca McClanahan discuss writing about grief
Sunday,
October 24
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
November 2004
Annual Autumn Celebration, honoring Billy Collins. Dinner, Dance, and Silent Auction to benefit the HVWC
Friday,
November 5
7 pm
Sleepy Hollow Country Club
$200
Trains! A family program with songs and stories about subways & trains with writers Paul DuBois Jacobs, Jennifer Swender, Kevin Lewis, songwriter David Bernz, and more
Sunday, November 14
3 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
(max $10/family)
Birthday party for author Jean Fritz and a celebration of her latest book, The Lost Colony
Tuesday, November 16
7:30 pm
HVWC
Free
Poetry Reading featuring friends of the Writers' Center Linda Ashear, John Hoppenthaler, and Margo Stever
Friday,
November 19
6:15 pm
New York School of Esthetics & Day Spa,
14 North Broadway, Tarrytown
Free
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers
Friday,
November 19
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading by Westchester poets Usha Akella, Sally Bliumis, and Nancy Krim
Sunday, November 21
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
December 2004
Writers at Masters: novelist & screenwriter Richard Price
Thursday, December 2
8 pm
Masters School
$10
Cuentos y Canciones de Navidad with Esmeralda Santiago, Eddie Rosa, and others
Sunday, December 5
2 pm
Warner Library
Free
Reading by poets Cyrus Cassells and Collette Inez
Sunday, December 12
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5 (nonmembers)
$3 (HVWC members)
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers
Friday,
December 17
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.