2018 Benefit Gala honoring Michael Cunningham
November 2, 2018 at 5:30pm
Mark the date, donate auction items, and buy your tickets now for the HVWC's biggest annual production. Read more about our honorees, the venue, sponsorship and advertising opportunities, the auction items, and the Writers' Center 30th anniversary celebration of its mission here.
Our annual benefit at Tappan Hill features the delicious food and drinks from Abigail Kirsch catering, auction-item shopping courtesy of so many generous business owners and friends of the HVWC, and a very special honoree: Michael Cunningham, Pulitzer Prize winning novelist and screenwriter.
This year is the HVWC's 30th Anniversary and to celebrate, we will take a very special trip down memory lane.
Can't attend but want to acknowledge our 30th Anniversary with a donation? Please click [here].
This Year's Honoree
Michael Cunningham is an American novelist and screenwriter. He is best known for his 1998 novel The Hours, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1999. Other novels include Golden States (1984), A Home at the End of the World (1990), Flesh and Blood (1995), Specimen Days (2005), By Nightfall (2010) and The Snow Queen (2014). He is also the author of the 2015 short story collection A Wild Swan and Other Tales, as well as the 2002 work of nonfiction Land's End: A Walk in Provincetown, and the screenplays to A Home at the End of the World (2004) and Evening (2007). Cunningham is a senior lecturer of English and creative writing at Yale University.
From their website:
Tappan Hill Mansion is located on the former estate of Mark Twain in the scenic Hudson Valley. Just 45 minutes from midtown Manhattan, the Mansion is easily accessible from the entire tri-state area. Nestled on a hilltop overlooking the Hudson, this stunning stone structure features luxurious rooms and garden terraces.
Advertising / Sponsorship Opprtunities
___ $250: 1/4 page ad in gala program, plus 1 newsletter mention to our active subscriber list
___ $500: 1/2 page ad in gala program, plus 4 newsletter mtnions
___ $750: Full page ad in gala program, plus your name/logo on our website and in event slide presentation
___ $1,000: Inside cover of your ad in gala program, plus your name/logo on our website and in event slide presentation
Reserve your advertising space [here].
* High resolution digital image / logo with up to 2 lines text must be emailed to email@example.com by October 1, 2018. For more sponsorship opportunities and levels, as well as further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 914-332-5953.