The Hudson Valley Writers' Center

Calendar of Events


2012: 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 2012
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Jan 20
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
HVWC Winter Open House
Monday,
Jan 30
6 pm
HVWC
Free
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
February 2012
HVWC featured class reading:
Students from Susan Hodara's Memoir Writing Workhop
Sunday,
Feb 5
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
HVWC Valentine Reading: Love, Loss, & Laughs!
Poems from Hot Sonnets & stories from Have I Got A Guy For You
Sunday,
Feb 12
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Setting the Stage The HVWC's New Play Reading Series
EXTENDED Submission Deadline
Saturday,
Feb 15
(postmark by)
n/a
n/a
n/a

Reading Period Opens for the
2012 Slapering Hol Press Poetry Chapbook Competition

Saturday,
Feb 15
n/a
n/a
n/a
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Feb 17
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Reading featuring
Gretl Clagget & Vijay Seshadri
Friday,
Feb 24
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
SHP and HVWC at the Annual AWP Writing Conference and Book Fair in Chicago
Feb 29 - March 3
All day
AWP Annual Writers Conference
Chicago
See the AWP website for registration info.
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
March 2012 National Small Press Month
SHP and HVWC at the Annual AWP Writing Conference and Book Fair in Chicago
Feb 29 - March 3
All day
AWP Annual Writers Conference
Chicago
See the AWP website for registration info.
HVWC Readers Series:
Sergio Troncoso & Lloyd Rogler
Sunday,
Mar 4
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Reading featuring
Patricia Spear Jones & Brenda Connor-Bey
Friday, Mar 9
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Mar 16
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Reading at Cornelia Street Cafe featuring Mary Armstrong , Susana H. Case, B.K. Fischer, Margo Stever, Merv Taylor, & Meredith Trede
Saturday,
Mar 24
6 pm
Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia Street, NYC
$7
(includes one free drink)
HVWC presents the 2011 SHP Chapbook Competition Winner
Mary Armstrong with Jacqueline Tchakalian
Sunday,
Mar 25
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
2nd Annual Westchester Poetry Fetival @ The Masters School
Hear Poetry. Learn Poetry. Write Poetry.
Saturday,
Mar 31
1 pm
The Masters School
FREE
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
April 2012 National Poetry Month
HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Reading featuring Brad Richard, Jim Tilley, & Steve Griffiths
Friday,
Apr 13
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Apr 20
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Special HVWC Benefit Event:
Eat, Drink, & Be Literary!
A Reading with Jessica & Josh Applestone & with John Hartsock
Sunday,
Apr 29
4:30 pm
HVWC
$15
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
May 2012
HVWC Tribute to Linda Ashear - featuring music by renowned cellist, Robert Kogan.

Friday, May 6

4:30 pm
HVWC
FREE
HVWC and Slapering Hol Press Reading: "Writing Birth"
featuring Rachel Zucker, Kristin Kovacic, & Laura Jan Shore
Friday,
May 11
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 18
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
June 2012
Setting The Stage: The HVWC New Play Reading Series Presents: The Silver Thread by Joslyn Nicole Housley
Sunday,
June 3
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
2nd Annual HVWC LGBT Reading featuring
Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poet on Faith, Religion, and Spirituality & The Wilde Boys Poetry with Alex Dimitrov & Paul Legault
Sunday,
June 10
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
June 15
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
July 2012
The HVWC & The Hudson River Museum present Words on War: A Poetry Event

Sunday, July 8

2 pm

Hudson River Museum

$5
The HVWC Readers Series presents Ben Cheever & Herb Hadad

Sunday, July 8

4:30
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
July 20
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
August 2012
The HVWC's Annual Small Press Celebration featuring First Inkling, Slapering Hol Press, Toadlily, & The Westchester Review
Sunday, August 5
4:30
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
August 17
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
HVWC Fall Open House and Reception
Wednesday, August 29
6-8 pm
HVWC
FREE
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
September 2012

HVWC Presents: A Fabulous Fall Foodie Friend-Raiser!

Friday, September 7
6 pm
HVWC

$50
(call to RSVP)

HVWC's Slapering Hol Press Presents:
A Night of Caribbean Poetry with Mervyn Taylor, Lynne Procope, & Heather Archibald
Friday, Sept 147:30 pmHVWC$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Sept 21
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Setting The Stage: The HVWC New Play Reading Series Presents: Significant Others by Jason Odell Williams
Sunday,
Sept 23
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
October 2012
Class concert for Bill Kelly's Songwriting Workshop
Thursday, Oct 11
CANCELED
HVWC
CANCELED
HVWC's Slapering Hol Press Presents:
Margo Taft Stever, Meredith Trede, & Kate Knapp Johnson
Friday, Oct 12
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Oct 19
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Novelist Terry Rich Bazes reading from Lizard World & readers from Aim for the Head: An Anthology of Zombie Poetry
Sunday,
Oct 21
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
November 2012
7th Annual Poets & Writers on War & Peace featuring Jack Mayer, Philip Fried, & Community Readers
Friday,
Nov 9
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
2012 Benefit Gala Honoring Anita Shreve
Thursday, Nov 15
6:30pm
Tappan Hill Mansion
Contact the office for details
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Nov 16
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3
Mindy Lewis Memoir and Creative Nonfiction Class Reading
Friday,
Nov 18
4:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Event
Date
Time
Location
Admission
December 2012
The HVWC Presents: unFramed by Iyaba Ibo Mandingo
Sunday,
Dec 2
4:30 pm
HVWC
FREE
The 2012 Slapering Hol Press Winter Fundraiser featuring
The Edna Project
Sunday,
Dec 9
4:30 pm
HVWC
Contact the office for details
Second Annual MFA Spotlight
Friday,
Dec 14
7:30 pm
HVWC
$5
Open Mike Night for poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writer and performers
Friday,
Dec 21
8 pm (sign-up begins at 7:30)
HVWC
$3

 

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