Instructors

Our instructors are award-winning poets, novelists, playwrights, and memoirists, and essayists. From first book prize winners to Guggenheim award recipients, they are passionate about teaching each and every Hudson Valley Writers Center student and sharing their expertise. We are fortunate to be able to provide our community with a diverse and dedicated team of teachers who guide our students to develop their craft year-round.

[Instructors listed in no particular order; click on thumbnails to see bio and their upcoming courses]

Kirsten Bakis

Bethany Ball

William Bigelow

Peter Bricklebank

BIll Buschel

Chris Campanioni

Suzanne Cleary

Michael P. Collins

Shira Dentz

Alex Dimitrov

Joanne Dobson

Jennifer Franklin

Herbert Hadad

Beth Hahn

Susan Hodara

Amy Holman

JP Howard

Fred Marchant

Silvana Lopez Medin

Dominique Padurano, PhD

Helen Phillips

Amanda Stern

Lynne Lori Sylvan

Danielle Trussoni