Virtual Book Club for Women with Cancer

Zoom Event Tarrytown, NY

Open to people who have or have had breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Pre-registration is required. To register, call Support Connection no later than 5pm NY time on February 9: 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.   Book to be discussed: The Room On Rue Amelie by Kristin Harmel. Set in World War II, this novel tells the story of three people who come together and find courage as they fight to survive. Review from Amy E. Reichert, author of The Optimist’s Guide […]

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Shadows Curated by Shilpi Chandra

pelham art center 155 Fifth Ave, Pelham, NY

Shadows features the works of Priscilla Jeong, Elizabeth Knowles, Nate Lewis, Sa’dia Rehman, Tara Sabherwal, Mona Kamal Saeed, Madhvi Subhamanian and Tansy Xiao. The eight artists incorporate the physical and psychological dimensions of shadows – dark versus light – with each reflecting a different understanding of shadows both thematically and artistically. As a result, the selected artworks in Shadows communicate a new way to experience the beauty of shadows. Curator Shilpi Chandra explores the idea of visibility and what is made hyper-visible  through incorporation into its […]

Free

Shadows Curated by Shilpi Chandra

pelham art center 155 Fifth Ave, Pelham, NY

Shadows features the works of Priscilla Jeong, Elizabeth Knowles, Nate Lewis, Sa’dia Rehman, Tara Sabherwal, Mona Kamal Saeed, Madhvi Subhamanian and Tansy Xiao. The eight artists incorporate the physical and psychological dimensions of shadows – dark versus light – with each reflecting a different understanding of shadows both thematically and artistically. As a result, the selected artworks in Shadows communicate a new way to experience the beauty of shadows. Curator Shilpi Chandra explores the idea of visibility and what is made hyper-visible  through incorporation into its […]

Free

Poetry Reading with Douglas Kearney, Omotara James, and Cindy Veach via Zoom

Hudson Valley Writer's Center 300 River­side Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY

This reading will take place via Zoom. Please register to get the Zoom link which will be sent immediately at the time of registration via email. Please check your spam filter and email admin@writerscenter.org with any questions. This reading is FREE though donations towards the poets’ honoraria are greatly appreciated! Douglas Kearney is a poet, performer, and librettist who has published seven books that bridge thematic concerns such as politics, African-American culture, masks, the Trickster figure, and contemporary music. His most recent collection, Sho, […]

Creating Habitat with Native Plants

Online Event

We all know that birds and insects are in trouble.  How can we help?  In this program, hear about the role that suburban gardeners can play in restoring healthy diversity to our ecosystem.  You will learn about some of the native plants that are most valuable to wildlife – and hardy and beautiful in the garden as well. Tickets are Pay-as-you-wish starting at $5. Program to take place over Zoom. Participants will receive the access code/link upon registration and an […]

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Slapering Hol Press Presents: Launch Reading for THE MOTHERS by Dorianne Laux & Leila Chatti (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writer's Center 300 River­side Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Join the SHP co-editors and Advisory Committee on Zoom as they welcome Dorianne Laux and Leila Chatti, the authors of our new Conversation Chapbook, THE MOTHERS (SHP, 2022). Laux and Chatti will read from their co-authored collection and answer questions from the audience. Tickets are free but your donations are most appreciated. The reading will be held via Zoom. The link will be sent at the time of registration as well as in the day prior to the reading. Please […]

: For Men Only, Let’s Talk: An Open Discussion For Men With A Spouse Or Partner Going Through Cancer

via ZOOM

Open to men nationwide who have a spouse or partner living with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Pre-registration is required. To register, call Support Connection, 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290. Must register no later than 5 pm (NY time) on Mon., Mar. 14. It may be your spouse or partner who has been diagnosed with cancer, but it also affects you, as well as your family. You want to help and be supportive, but it’s not always easy to know how. Speaking […]

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Slapering Hol Press Presents: 2021 Chapbook Winner Andrea Deeken & Tara Flint Taylor (via Zoom & in person)

Hudson Valley Writer's Center 300 River­side Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Join the SHP co-editors and Advisory Committee on Zoom as they welcome our 2021 Chapbook contest winner, Andrea Deeken (Mother Kingdom, 2022) and her mentor, Tara Flint Taylor. The poets will read from their newly published work and answer questions about publication and being emerging poets. NB: If covid numbers allow, this reading will take place in person and on Zoom. All audience members must show proof of vaccination, and must wear a mask at all times. Tickets must be […]

Poetry Reading by Kaveh Akbar, L. Lamar Wilson, and Elizabeth Metzger via Zoom

Hudson Valley Writer's Center 300 River­side Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY

We are proud to welcome Kaveh Akbar back to the Hudson Valley Writers Center Reading Series. A friend of the Center since the beginning of his poetry career, we are thrilled that he is returning to read from his second collection with two poets new to our series—L. Lamar Wilson and Elizabeth Metzger. This reading will take place via Zoom. Please register to get the Zoom link which will be sent immediately at the time of registration via email. Please […]

Prose Reading by Meghan O’ Rourke and Cathy Park Hong (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writer's Center 300 River­side Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Please join us on zoom for an evening of prose as we welcome Meghan O’Rourke (The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness (Riverhead, 2022) and Cathy Park Hong (Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning, (One World/Random House, 2020). They will each read from their most recent nonfiction, participate in a discussion, as well as answer questions from the audience. NB: This reading will take place via Zoom. The link will be emailed after registration. (Please check spam / promotions folder for this email and email ask@writerscenter.org with any questions.) […]

Poetry Reading by Roger Reeves, Adrain Matejka, and Sean Singer (via Zoom)

Hudson Valley Writer's Center 300 River­side Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Join us on Zoom as Roger Reeves (Best Barbarian, Norton, 2022), Adrian Matejka (Somebody Else Sold the World, Pengiun Books, July 2021) and Sean Singer (Today in the Taxi, Tupelo Press, 2022) read from their latest collections and engage with the audience for a Q&A.  This reading will take place via Zoom. Please register to get the Zoom link which will be sent immediately at the time of registration via email. Please check your spam filter and email admin@writerscenter.org with any questions. This reading is FREE […]

Anthology Reading for I Wanna Be Loved By You: Poems on Marilyn Monroe in person & via Zoom

Hudson Valley Writer's Center 300 River­side Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Join is in person (or on Zoom) as we celebrate the new anthology by two of our Slapering Hol Press editors—Susana H. Case & Margo Taft Stever. Several poets published in the anthology will read in-person at the Hudson Valley Writers Center. I Wanna Be Loved by You: Poems on Marilyn Monroe is a new anthology of poems on Marilyn Monroe, one of the all-time greatest iconic figures of beauty and femininity, addresses questions about gender roles and their enactment, and the […]