• Words-on-Hudson

    Friday, April 12th 6-9pm: James Harmon Community Center on Maine Street, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York Friday Night Live is Back! Come celebrate spring! Join a Renga Poetry Circle from 6-7... Read More

  • Ekphrastic Poetry and Music: Connecting to Rivers

    Sunday, April 28, 2024, 1:30pm: Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York This event is free with general admission Purchase general admission Join us for a special performance featuring flutist... Read More

  • Interview with Jennifer Michael Hecht

    April 14, 2024 at 4pm Jennifer Michael Hecht reads at the Katonah Village Library. Meanwhile, enjoy my exclusive interview for Katonah Poetry Series! Jennifer Michael Hecht is a poet and... Read More

  • Interview with Kim Addonizio

    Kim Addonizio is the author of seven poetry collections, two novels, two story collections, and two books on writing poetry: The Poet’s Companion (with Dorianne Laux) and Ordinary Genius. Her poetry collection Tell... Read More

  • Interview with Henri Cole

    Henri Cole was born in Fukuoka, Japan and raised in Virginia. He has published many collections of poetry and received numerous awards for his work, including the Jackson Poetry... Read More

  • Ekphrastic Poetry is Live!

    June 2023: Reversing Falls Sanctuary, Brooksville, Maine Painting: Charles Newton Words: Ann van Buren Bass Clarinet: Tom van Buren July 2023: St. Brendan the Navigator, Deer Isle, Maine Artwork:... Read More

  • June 17th & 18th Workshop – Writing Towards Peace: Guest Reader Ann van Buren

    The “Writing towards Peace” workshop is for all writers, including refugees and concerned citizens. Together, we will explore our response to the state of the world—in writing. “Writing towards... Read More

  • Host a Writing Workshop

    Are you interested in hosting generative writing workshops at your museum, school, library, or nature preserve? Please explore the different workshops we offer on location or via Zoom. Feel... Read More

  • Interview with Dana Levin

    Join me on October 2, 2022 to hear Dana Levin read at the Katonah Village Library. Meanwhile, enjoy my exclusive interview for Katonah Poetry Series! Dana Levin’s most recent... Read More