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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There is nothing so beautiful as transforming a poem from a foreign language into your own language. In this class we will work on translating poems from any language into English. We will work on texts already translated, so as to have a comparison text to consult. We will talk about voice, rhythm, style, tone, and diction level; we will learn the pleasure of perusing dictionaries and thesauruses. All skill levels are welcome. NB: This class will take place monthly…Find out more »
An evening with Journalist/Memoirist Theo Padnos & Poet/Memoirist Diana Goetsch (live at HVWC & on Zoom)
Join us in person at HVWC and on Zoom to hear two astonishing writers read from their memoirs. Journalist Theo Padnos and poet Diana Goetsch have each departed from their usual genre of choice to tell their unique and captivating stories. We cannot wait to hear them read from Blindfold (Scribner, 2021) and This Body I Wore (FSG, 2022). This event will be held in person and also live streamed via Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent at the…Find out more »
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] Typically, the principle of “Show, don’t tell” is sound advice for poets—we should aim to evoke and enact emotion, to surprise through imagery and sensory detail. In this generative workshop, though, we will explore how we might use “telling” in beautiful, unexpected, and politically engaged ways. We will examine modes…Find out more »
Submission Sundays is a free service to members of HVWC. Space is limited so please reserve your spot. This group will meet online via Zoom. The host will email the Zoom link in the day leading up to the event. Please email [email protected] with any questions. One Sunday a month, 12:30-2:30 pm. Join host M.A. Scott for two hours of insider information on where and how to send your best work to literary journals. Members can reserve a seat at the table of…Find out more »
This is a 4-week workshop conducted on Zoom. It begins on Tuesday June 7th and ends on Tuesday June 28th. Link will be sent at the time of registration. Please check your spam folder and email [email protected] if you do not get the link or if you have questions. This class will be capped at 10 students. Scholarship information is available now and applications are due on May 15th. Please read course policies before registering for any class. Workshop Description in…Find out more »