WELCOME TO THE HVWC CALENDAR: home of all our upcoming readings, events and workshops. You can view by list or calendar (see right menu to choose). Click the colored tabs below to show only specific options. Our workshops run as multi-session series or one-day “intensives.” Note, we list the multi-session courses on the first day they meet only. The full dates of the session are described in the course descriptions. You would need to scroll back to the start date if you needed to enroll for something already underway. But do let us know if you want to join something in midstream since we need the blessing of the instructor. Questions? Email us.

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Travel Writing and Social Justice: Dismantling the Inner Colonizer with Bani Amor (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Whether in memoir, guides, or fiction, travel literature has long preserved colonialist attitudes toward people and place. As contemporary writers and world storytellers who have inherited this tradition, we carry a responsibility to challenge the colonizer within in order to present our work in more just ways. In this four-hour course, travel writer and lecturer […]

$124.00

Intensive Hybridity Workshop with Chris Campanioni (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY

“Every life is the defense of a form,” wrote Susan Sontag in her notebook in March, 1979. “Form is the defense of every marginalized life,” I wrote in my notebook in February, 2017. Hybridity is the salve & salvo for those of us who have been marginalized, who exist in the margins, who exist in […]

$124.00

Moving Mountains: Writing Epistolary Poems to Self, Others & the World with Joan Kwon Glass (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY

The epistolary poem can be a unique & effective vessel to freedom: freedom to write what we have feared to say, freedom to address the mountains inside and outside of ourselves. Joan Kwon Glass, author of NIGHT SWIM, will share epistolary poems by poets such as Lucille Clifton, Victoria Chang, Danez Smith, D.H. Lawrence & […]

Get Tickets $124.00 6 tickets left

Monday Night Poetry Workshop: Cathedral of Deadbolts: Unlocking Poems on Self & Family with Joan Kwon Glass (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Please note that this workshop is now sold out! Thanks for all the interest. If you want to be put on the waiting list for this workshop, or have questions about other workshop options, please email [email protected] How can we challenge ourselves to dig deep when it comes to the complexities of identity, our memories […]

$320.00

Monday Night Poetry Workshop with John James (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Creativity and Constraint: A Poetry Workshop This six-week workshop centers on three seemingly simple poetic forms — the ghazal, acrostics, and syllabic verse — to explore how poets manage the pressures of poetic constraint and utilize formal conflicts to pose questions and present ideas. By writing and workshopping their own poems, participants will explore how […]

Get Tickets $310.00 – $370.00 3 tickets left

Bilingual Poetry Workshop with Silvina López Medin (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Over the course of this four-week workshop, we will read poems by 4 Latin American poets: Alejandra Pizarnik, Marosa di Giorgio, Adélia Prado, and Reina María Rodríguez. We will observe the formal elements of each poet’s work, and pay attention to which aspects resonate with the participants as they generate their own writing. The workshop […]

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Writing Mystery and Suspense with Carol Goodman (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Please note that this workshop is now sold out! Thanks for all the interest. If you want to be put on the waiting list for this workshop, or have questions about other workshop options, please email [email protected] This course will run for six Wednesday evenings via Zoom, 6:30-8:30pm EST, January 25 - March 1. Mystery […]

$320.00

Writing a Pantoum with Lauren Camp via Zoom

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY

The ancient pantoum is the ideal form for writing about the past. With a little direction, even uncertain writers are eased into shaping their crystalline memories, and more experienced writers will have the chance to delve into subjects that might not have opened up for them before. In this workshop, Lauren will offer brief historical background on the form, then […]

$124.00

Translations of Chinese Poems by American Poets Since Pound: a Craft Class by Wang Jiaxin (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writers Center Philipse Manor Station, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Please note that this workshop is now sold out! Thanks for all the interest. If you want to be put on the waiting list for this workshop, or have questions about other workshop options, please email [email protected] Since Pound, the influence of Chinese classical poetics has penetrated deep into American poets. This is why William […]

$124.00