The Hudson Valley Writers' Center needs your support


Your gift to the Writers' Center supports literary outreach programs to underserved young people, strengthens our offerings to authors at every stage of artistic development and professional growth, builds audiences for the publications and events of Slapering Hol Press, and keeps vibrant our community of poets and writers.


Just listen to these kids at Sleepy Hollow's LIFE Center after-school program talking about how meangingful HVWC's writing workshops there have been to them:



This important work we do in our immediate community and the surrounding region would not be possible without the generosity of all our donors, and for this we are truly thankful. Consider The Hudson Valley Writers' Center for your charitable giving now and/or ongoing.



Ways to Give:


We welcome your one-time or recurring donation at any level. You could also consider our new level of donation that comes with many benefits above and beyond regular membership, or you can waive your benefits to ensure that the Center gets the maximum from your money.


Join “The HVWC Chapter”


Any donation at or above $90/month recurring for year or more, or $1,000 or more annual puts you in the HVWC Chapter.


  • Recognition on our website 

  • $50 Discount off HVWC courses 

  • Free one-day intensive of your choice (one per year)

  • Free regular event admission (regular $10)

  • Free participation in Submission Sundays and Open Write

  • Invites to members-only receptions

  • Free latest chapbook release

  • $100 hourly rental rate (regular $150)

  • Two half-price tickets to annual gala


Writers’ Center Sustainer

Donation at any level, but recurring monthly or, annually for as long as you like.


Writers’ Center Ghostwriter

Donate, but anonymously if you wish, and forgoing any benefits. Either one-time or recurring. All your money directly benefits the Center, its programs and outreach.  



Thank you!





The Writers' Center is a must for aspiring writers trying to hone their craft, and at the same time belonging to a community of writers that support and encourage each other.  And I would be remiss if I did not say what a wonderful teacher and mentor Sergio is.  Thank you, Hudson Valley Writers' Center for making me a better writer.


_Laurence Williams, student



It was exactly the kind of workshop I was looking for.

_Zacha Tuttle, student



_Kathleen Williamson, reading attendee


It changed my life outside the class. It's just really valuable. Lynne Lori Sylvan said something about being present to other people; that's what it's all about. It's so exciting; it was such a joy. 


_Teresa McAleenan, improv student


It was so fun to share and be part of this community.

_Christina Ortolani, open mic participant



The writing workshop taught me how to be not afraid to share my life with people and I got a little better with my handwriting and lost a bit of stage fright.  

_Jake, youth outreach student



Writing can take anyone to the zoo, space, the city, and many places that you go to in your mind.

_Jason, youth outreach student