2019 HVWG Annual Report

The Hudson Valley Writers Guild recently held their annual meeting and the following is the annual report from that meeting.

  • Membership: 114 paid members (up 30 members from 2018)
  • Financial Status: Cash on hand $3829.93 ($3538.94 expenses)
  • Contributors to the Tom Nattell Poetry Prize
  • Dear Herman program- Celebration of Herman Melville’s birthday
  • Contributors to Di Biase poetry contest
  • Prose Reader’s Showcase
  • Annual Contest- Poetry
  • St. Patrick’s Day reading
  • Walt Whitman’s Birthday reading
  • Schenectady Community of Writers
  • Poets in the Park
  •  Kate Laity & Robb Smith resigned from the board
  • Board Needs: secretary, publicity, hospitality
  • Upcoming Programs: Tone & Mood in Writing
  • Two collaborations with The Albany Institute of History & Art in March & May
  • Annual contest: Short fiction
  • Collaboration with Friends of Albany Public Library: Lydia Davis
  • Interview with author Vince Zandri at The Albany Barn

HVWG exists because of its continued support of our members. We provide our programs free of charge.

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