The Hudson Valley Writers' Center

Calendar of Events


2011: 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 2011
HVWC Winter Open House and Reception
Tuesday,
Jan 11
6 pm
HVWC
Free
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Jan 21
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
February 2011
SHP and HVWC at the Annual AWP Writing Conference and Book Fair in Washington D.C.
Feb 2-5
All day
AWP Annual Writers Conference
Washington, DC
See the AWP website for registration info.
HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Reading featuring poets Natalie Safir & Sally Bliumis-Dunn
Friday, Feb 11
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
HVWC presents unFRAMED an original one-man play and poetic performance by Iyaba Ibo Mandingo
Sunday,
Feb 13
4:30 pm
HVWC
$15
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Feb 18
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
March 2011 National Small Press Month
HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Reading featuring poets Peggy Ellsberg & Pamela Hart
Friday, Mar 11
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Mar 18
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
HVWC presents the 2010 SHP Chapbook Competition Winner Katie Phillips and her mentor Joyce Sutphen
Sunday,
Mar 20
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Reading at the BronxArtSpace:

HUDSON VALLEY WRITERS' CENTER POETS SALUTE SLAPERING HOL PRESS CHAPBOOK WINNER KATIE PHILLIPS - featuring Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Suzanne Cleary-Langley, Ann Lauinger, Meredith Trede, and Estha Weiner and Katie Phillips
Friday,
Mar 23
7 pm
BronxArtSpace
305 E 140th St. Bronx, NY
n/a
HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Reading at Cornelia Street Cafe featuring Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Susana H. Case, Katie Phillips, and Estha Weiner
Friday,
Mar 25
6 pm
Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia Street, NYC
$7
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
April 2011 National Poetry Month
HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Reading with Poetry Dogs: Susana H. Case, Elizabeth Haukaas, Laurence Loeb, & Myra Malkin
Friday,
Apr 8
7:30 pm
HVWC
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Apr 15
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
HVWC Readers' Series featuring authors Elena Gorokhova & Jennifer Natalya Fink
Sunday,
Apr 17
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
May 2011
HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Reading featuring Students from the B.K. Fischer Poetry Workshops

Friday, May 13

7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Competition Submission Deadline
Saturday,
May 15
(postmark by)
n/a
n/a
n/a
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
May 20
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3

HVWC Readers' Series featuring historical novelists Tim Brown & Bill Greer

Sunday, May 22
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Kinny Landrum's Songwriting Class Concert
Tuesday, May 24
7:00 pm
HVWC
Free
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
June 2011
HVWC Play Reading: Water Hyacinth by Jeremy J. Kamps
Sunday, June 5
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
June 17
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Writer's Bootcamp: How to Get a Literary Agent with Jessica Bram, Lucy Hedrick, Prill Boyle, Nina Nelon, and Denise Marcil.
Saturday,
June 25
9:30 am
HVWC
$100-150
Pricing Info
HVWC LGBT Reading featuring Elaine Sexton & Erin McHugh
Sunday,
June 26
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
July 2011
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
July 15
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Reading featuring students from the Jo Ann Clark Poetry Workshops

Sunday, July 24

7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Special HVWC Benefit Event:
Goin' Back Home: The Blues in Word & Song
A concert and reading by one-man band and author Adam Gussow
Sunday,
July 31
4:30 pm
HVWC
$15
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
August 2011
HVWC's Annual Small Press Celebration featuring readers from Slapering Hol Press, Toadlilly, Westchester Review, & Inkwell
Sunday, 
Aug 7
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Aug 19
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
HVWC Presents Kinny Landrum's Songwriting Class Concert
Wednesday, Aug 24
7:30 pm
HVWC
Free!
Special HVWC Benefit Event:
Fables, Parables, & Songs: The Humor & Wisdom of the Jewish People
featuring storyteller Arthur Strimling, cantor Lisa Segal, and klezmer musicians
Sunday,
Aug 28
4:30 pm
HVWC
CANCELED
DUE TO HURRICANE!
HVWC Fall Open House and Reception
Monday,
Aug 29
6 pm
HVWC
Free!
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
September 2011
HVWC & Slapering Hol Press Reading: Voices from the Community featuring
Lisa Fleck, Jorn Ake, & Jim Glaser
Friday, Sept 9
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Sept 16
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Setting the Stage: HVWC New Play Reading Series Presents
Nectar by Katie Baldwin Eng
Sunday, Sept 25
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
October 2011
Writer's Boot Camp: How to get a Literary Agent
Saturday Oct 1
9:30-12:30 am
HVWC
$125/100
HVWC & Slapering Hol Press Reading with
Jennifer Franklin, Monica de la Torre, & Lynn Melnick
Friday, Oct 14
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
HVWC Readers Series Presents
“Gangster Night” reading with
Arthur Phillips & Stephanie Pintoff
Sunday, Oct 23
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Oct 21
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Breaking in, Standing Out: A panel discussing Writing for and Publishing in the Children’s & YA Markets
Saturday,
Oct 22
1-3 pm
HVWC
$80
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
November 2011
HVWC Benefit Gala 2011:
Mark Twain-on-Hudson

Tappan Hill Mansion
Dinner by Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill
Thursday Nov 3
6:30pm
Tappan Hill Mansion, Highland Avenue, Tarrytown
Call the office for reservations!

914.332.5953
HVWC Readers' Series featuring SHP authors Denise Duhamel & Amy Lemmon from Enjoy Hot or Iced
 Sunday, Nov 6
4:30 pm

HVWC

$5
HVWC & Slapering Hol Press Reading:
6th Annual Poets and Writers on War and Peace
Featuring Daniel Wolfe, Richard Levine, and a selection of Community Readers
Friday,Nov 11
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
SHP Reading at Blue Door Gallery featuring poets Barbara Fischer and Meredith Trede reading from their new books
 Sunday, Nov 13
4:30 pm

Blue Door Gallery
13 Riverdale Ave
Yonkers, NY 10701

$7
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Nov 18
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Special HVWC Benefit Event:
Fables, Parables, & Songs: The Humor & Wisdom of the Jewish People
featuring storyteller Arthur Strimling, cantor Lisa Segal, and klezmer musicians
Sunday,
Nov 20
4:30 pm
HVWC
$15
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
December 2011
Setting the Stage: HVWC New Play Reading Series
Return
by Erin Browne
Sunday, Dec 4
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5

HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Present
AN MFA SHOWCASE:

Featuring Students from Columbia, Sarah Lawrence, and NYU

Friday, Dec 9
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
B.K. Fischer Mutiny Gallery! Book Launch Reading
Sunday Dec 11
4:30 pm
HVWC
Free!
Kinny Landrum's Songwriting Workshop Class Concert
Wednesday, Dec 14
7:30 pm
HVWC
Free!
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Dec 16
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Slapering Hol Press Winter Benefit
The Need for Chocolate:
A Celebration of the Poetry of Mary Cheever
Sunday,
Dec 18
4:30 pm
HVWC
Call the office for reservations!

914.332.5953

 

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