Hudson Valley Writers Center Holds Annual Gala

Honorees include Arthur Sze & Lauren Acampora The Hudson Valley Writers Center (HVWC) hosted its annual gala on Thursday, September 22, celebrating its 34th year. The lively evening supported the many valued community outreach programs, classes, and readings that the Center offers to the Lower Hudson Valley region.  “We have just accomplished a goal that we … Read More »

Youth Summer Writers’ Camp

Are you a dedicated creative writer looking for specialized instruction and a peer group? This upper-level workshop hones in on craft elements of writing, such as fiction, creative nonfiction, playwriting, screenwriting, and poetry. Students will gain comfortability in sharing their writing, either through submission opportunities or live readings. Through group conversation, writing prompts, and instruction … Read More »

Poet Andrea Deeken named finalist in 2022 International Book Awards

Just a year ago, Andrea Deeken ordered Sondra Upham’s Freight from Slapering Hol Press (SHP) after her friend Tara introduced her to the poetry collection and publishing company. The package arrived with a small flyer for SHP’s annual chapbook competition, and Deeken had a manuscript waiting to be reviewed. Her piece, Mother Kingdom, peels back … Read More »