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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Year of Your Book: Poetry with Jennifer Franklin

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

Part 5 of a year-long class. How long have you been saying that you want to compile all of your polished poems into a full-length collection? How much longer do you have to wait? A combination of workshopping new and old poems and deep revision, serious critique, deadlines, and mutual support, the goal is a […]



The Art of Dramatic Writing with William Bigelow

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

This is a course designed for writers looking to create screenplays, stage plays and teleplays for one-hour televisions shows. Paramount in this effort, we will focus on an approach which is necessary in all dramatic writing -- the importance of conflict. How we define, pinpoint and create interesting, unusual characters. How structure is the backbone […]

$270 – $320