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Poetry, Fiction, & Non-Fiction
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“GI Blues” by Dean Goldberg

It's 1946, Johnny Stone is back in Brooklyn, out of job, in trouble with the woman he was planning to marry, and knee deep in a mystery that may very well be more dangerous than the bullets he dodged during the war.

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“Neighbors” by Dari Reynolds

"Neighbors," a personal essay about a black wife and her white husband who leave their apartment in the city and purchase their first home in a nearby suburb, by Dari Reynolds.

Next Up To The Mic
Next Up to The Mic Episode 22: Rebecca Schumejda Live at The Linda
Austin Houston Live at The Linda
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From The Blogs
Don Levy reading at the Poets Speak Loud open mic on Monday, January 28, 2019

Mid Reading Year Look Back

It's almost the end of June, and it's the perfect time for Don Levy to look back at his reading year so far.

Cheryl A. Rice at the WordFest Open Mic, Albany Public Library, April 21, 2012

The Flying Monkey: My Thing

In this latest edition of The Flying Monkey, Cheryl A. Rice discusses how important it is for her to get out to poetry readings and open mics.

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How Many Books Are Too Many?

Don Levy loves books and he really enjoys going to book sales to stock his shelves. In this edition of "The Next Chapter," he asks, how much is too much?

Calls For Submissions
Poetic License - Albany 2023

Call for Art: Poetic License – Albany

The poems have been selected and now we want your artwork! HVWG & UAG are excited to work together again on this collaboration of regional poets and visual artists.

2023 HVWG Short Fiction Contest

The Hudson Valley Writers Guild is happy to announce that submissions are now open for the 2023 HVWG Short Fiction Contest.