The Hudson Valley Writers' Center

Calendar of Events


2010: Jan l Feb l Mar l Apr l May l Jun l Jul l Aug l Sep l Oct l Nov l Dec

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Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
January 2010
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers, hosted by James Joseph.
Friday,
January 15
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading by mystery writers Joanne Dobson (Death Without Tenure; Quieter Than Sleep) www.joannedobson.com and S. J. Rozan (The Shanghai Moon, Concourse; Absent Friends) www.sjrozan.com; introduction by writer Stefanie Pintoff
Sunday,
January 24
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
February 2010
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers, hosted by Dan Rustin.
Friday,
February 19
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Reading by Marilyn Johnson (This Book Is Overdue!; The Dead Beat) www.marilynjohnson.net and R. D. Rosen (Psychobabble; Buffalo in the House: The True Story of a Man, an Animal, and the American West); introduction by writer Peggy Ellsberg
Sunday,
February 28
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
March 2010 National Small Press Month
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers, hosted by Andrea Alterman. (note: March 2010 open mike has been rescheduled from third Friday to second Friday)
Friday,
March 12
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Big Read event: Young Adult novelist Patricia McCormick reads from her latest release, Purple Heart www.pattymccormick.com
Sunday,
March 14
2:00 pm
The Arts Exchange
31 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains, NY
Free
Reading by Slapering Hol Press 2009 Chapbook Competition Lynn Wagner and SHP & Crab Orchard Press author Sean Nevin; introduction by poet Barbara Fischer
Friday,
March 19
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Reading by Slapering Hol Press poets Sean Nevin, Lynn Wagner, Barbara Fischer and Suzanne Cleary; introduction by poet Margo Stever
Sunday,
March 21
6 - 8 pm
Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia Street,
Greenwich Village
$7
(includes one house drink)
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
April 2010 National Poetry Month
Book signing for SHP poets Sean Nevin and Lynn Wagner
Wednesday,
April 7
2:00 pm
AWP Annual Conference
Denver, CO
 
Slapering Hol Press Second Friday Café with poets Cindy Beer-Fouhy, Ellen Goldsmith, and Hilary Sideris
Friday,
April 9
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers.
Friday,
April 16
8 pm
HVWC
$3
Reading by Mervyn Taylor, Amy Holman and Ann Lauinger.
Sunday,
April 25
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
May 2010
Reading by Elizabeth Bradley and Joseph O'Neill, author of the critically acclaimed novel Netherland

Thursday, May 6

7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Slapering Hol Press Second Friday Café with poets Meg Kearney www.megkearney.com and Matthea Harvey www.mattheaharvey.info
Friday,
May 14
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Competition Submission Deadline
Saturday,
May 15
(postmark by)
n/a
n/a
n/a

Twilight Readers' Series with Ilya Kaminsky and Jeffrey Harrison

Thursday, May 20
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers.
Friday,
May 21
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Port Chester Arts and Culture Festival - Live Bands, Dance Performances, Art Workshops, International Food, Art Studio Open Houses
Saturday, May 22
12 - 7 pm
On the Port Chester Waterfront
Free
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
June 2010
Mindy Lewis, Laura Shane Cunningham, and Mimi Schwartz read from the anthology Dirt: The Quirks, Habits, and Passions of Keeping House
Sunday,
June 6
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
HVWC and SHP reading with Helen Barolini and Estha Weiner
Thursday,
June 17
7:30 pm
Village Bookstore
(in Pleasantville)
FREE
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers
Friday,
June 18
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Twilight Readers' Series Denise Duhamel and Robert Olmstead
Thursday,
June 24
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
July 2010
HVWC Open House - Meet and greet with instructors and learn about their plans for classes this fall. Sign up for classes at the open house and your registration fee(s) will be waived.
Thursday,
July 8
7:30 - 9:00 pm
HVWC
FREE
Twilight Readers' Series with Fawzia Afzal-Khan and Herbert Hadad
Thursday, July 15
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5

Words & Music: Bach and Poetry, an Ekphrastic Benefit Event
Come hear poetry inspired by and interspersed with Bach's unaccompanied cello suites. Cellist Robert Kogan will preform and light refreshments will be served.

All proceeds will benefit the Hudson Valley Writers' Center.

Sunday,
July 25
4:30 pm
HVWC
$15
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers
Friday,
July 16
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
August 2010

A Twilight Readers' Series: A Reading by Young Audience Authors with Nora Baskin, Elizabeth Sachs, and Maya Gold.

Thursday, August 5
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night with JAZZ for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers. This special open mike event will be hosted by Nathaniel "Papahawk" Goldberg and will allow the readers the option of being accomponied by the improvisations of livev jazz.
Friday,
August 20
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$5
Readings from Black Nature - Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry (Presented by HVWC and SHP in conjunction with Cave Canem Foundation)
Sunday,
August 22
4:30
HVWC
$5
HVWC Small Press Celebration - Come learn about other local presses including Inkwell, Toadlilly Press, and Westchester Review and hear readings from their authors.
Sunday, August 29
4:30
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
September 2010
HVWC Reading Series featuring writers profiled in River of Words: Portraits of Hudson Valley Writers by Nina Shengold and Jennifer May
Sunday, Sept 12
4:30
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers
Friday,
Sept 17
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Annual HVWC Mystery Writers Reading with Jane Cleland and Terese Svoboda.
Sunday,
Sept 19
4:30
HVWC
$5
HVWC Reading Series with poets Vivian Shipley and P.H. Liotta
Sunday, Sept 26
4:30
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
October 2010
Annual HVWC Gala For more information contact the Writers' Center at 914.332.5953
Saturday, Oct 2
TBA
TBA
TBA
SHP Reading Series with poets Emily Fragos and Timothy Donnelly
Friday, Oct 8
7:30
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers
Friday,
Oct 15
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
HVWC Reading Series with novelists Jennifer Gilmore and Matthew Aaron Goodman
Sunday, Oct 17
4:30
HVWC
$5
HVWC Reading Series with Afaa Michael Weaver and Stephen Haven
Sunday, Oct 24
4:30
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
November 2010
HVWC Reading Series with poets Julie Sheehan and Steve Huff
Sunday, Nov 7
4:30
HVWC
$5
Writers on War (more information to come)
Friday, Nov 12
7:30
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers
Friday,
Nov 19
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
HVWC Reading Series: Readings from The Sisters from Hardscrabble Bay a novel in stories by the late author Beverly Jensen
Sunday, Nov 21
4:30
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
December 2010

HVWC Reading Series featuring authors Rigoberto Gonzalez, Maria Melendez, and Sergio Troncoso reading from the recent anthology Camino del Sol: 15 Years of Latina and Latino Writing

Sunday, Dec 5
4:30
HVWC
$5
HVWC Reading Series with poets Jo Ann Clark and Gardner McFall
Friday, Dec 10
7:30
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers
Friday,
Dec 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 Arts Exchange is the headquarters of ArtsWestchester, located at 31 Mamaroneck Avenue (corner of Martine Ave.) in White Plains, NY. Click here for directions.

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

Neuberger Museum of Art is located on the campus of Purchase College, State University of New York, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577.

Manhattanville College is located at 2900 Purchase Street, Purchase New York. For information or to reserve a space, call (914) 323-5300. For directions, see www.manhattanville.edu.

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

 

 

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