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]

William Bigelow

Suzanne Cleary

Susan Hodara

Amy Holman

Sana Krasikov

Ruth Danon

Peter Bricklebank

MIndy Lewis

Michael P. Collins

Michael Balter

Lynne Lori Sylvan

Kirsten Bakis

Joanne Dobson

Jennifer Franklin

Herbert Hadad

Helen Phillips

Fred Marchant

Chris Campanioni

BIll Buschel

Beth Hahn

Bethany Ball

Gardner McFall

Danielle Trussoni

Amanda Stern

Shira Dentz