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April 2019

Year of Your Book: Poetry with Jennifer Franklin

April 26 @ 10:45 am - 12:45 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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$320 9 tickets left
Jennifer Franklin
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Writing for Stage, Screen, and Television with Bill Bigelow

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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$320 15 tickets left
William Bigelow

This is a 6-week class meeting Fridays 1-3pm from April 26-May 31. 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 of a dramatic piece, and how narrative drive and the understanding of the…

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An Evening with Lee Briccetti, Betsy Sholl, and Estha Weiner

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
$5 – $10 68 tickets left

Lee Briccetti is a poet and has been the long-time Executive Director of Poets House. Her second collection of poetry, Blue Guide, was published in 2017. She won a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for Poetry and a Poetry Fellowship to the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Her leadership of Poets House has built it into one of the premiere literary centers in the United States and one of the great poetry libraries in the world. She created…

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How to Write Persona Poems as if You’re Red Riding Hood and Know How to Skin A Wolf with Cynthia Manick

April 27 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
$124 13 tickets left

In this one-day intensive you will learn to write persona poems with craft and conviction. Bring ten copies of a persona poem-in-progress. Cynthia Manick is the author of Blue Hallelujahs (Black Lawrence Press, 2016). A Pushcart Prize nominated poet with a MFA in Creative Writing from the New School; she has received fellowships from Cave Canem, Hedgebrook, the MacDowell Colony, Poets House, and the Saltonstall Foundation of the Arts among others. A winner of the 2016 Lascaux Prize in Collected Poetry and the 2018…

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Essay Writing with Herbert Hadad

April 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
$320 10 tickets left
Herbert Hadad

This is a 6-week class meeting Mondays 12:30-2:30pm from April 29-June 10. No class May 27. Herbert Hadad is an award-winning essayist and former reporter for The New York Times, New York Post and Boston Globe who retired recently as a press liaison for the U.S. Department of Justice. Hadad is the author of “Finding Immortality: The Raising of One American Family” and is at work on a second non-fiction book. He has conducted his workshop at HVWC for more…

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