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.
Workshops – This category encompasses all one-day and multi-week classes, whether in person or via Zoom.
Readings – Our readings are in many different genres and take place in person, on Zoom, or both!
HVWC Recurring Events – This category encompasses such regular favorites as Open Mic, Open Write, and Submission Sunday.
Special Events – These other creative experiences are sure to interest our creative community!
Join us in celebrating the release of the second edition of this deep and playful book!
Francesca will share about her journey of writing it, read a bit, answer questions and lead us in an exercise or two from the book.
You can buy a book for $20 at the event. Bulk pricing available for non-profits and educational institutions. Cash, check or Venmo (@Francesca-Genco-1).
Francesca will be happy to sign your copy.
Snacky treats will be available for munching.
This event is by donation, half of which will go to Hudson Valley Writers Center. HVWC is located at the Philipse Manor RR station, steps off Metro North’s Hudson Line. This event will be held in person only, so please reserve your ticket. Walk-ins will be welcomed on a space-available basis.
Francesca Genco, MA is a singer and sound healer, yoga instructor, bodyworker and interdisciplinary arts teacher. She is the founder of Song of the Body, which offers classes, workshops and retreats in embodied voice, sound healing, yoga and creative expression. Her singing is featured in many films and TV shows, including Neill Blomkamp’s film Elysium and the BBC’s An Honourable Woman. She was also a featured vocalist in Serj Tankian’s (lead singer of System of a Down) orchestral concert, Invocations. She has released two albums and one book. Check out her music at francescagenco.bandcamp.com. You can learn more about her at lilacmusic.com and songofthebody.com.
*Please note that attendees are encouraged to bring donations of canned, boxed and non-perishable food for distribution to the local food pantry. Your kindness is much appreciated!*