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WRITE. Session 2 of our online writing classes start on February 19. For more info about how they work and what to expect, visit the [online writing classes] page. To sign up for a class now, visit student registration.

  • Shazam: The Power of Shortform with Julia Shipley (Sequel to Lightning in a Bottle: Reading and Writing the Nature Flash)

SUBMIT. The 3rd Annual [PoemVillage] celebration is seeking your poems! We accept any and all original poetry from anyone with ties to the region to post in the windows of downtown Saranac Lake for the month of April.

  • Submissions open February 1 – March 15

SUBMIT. The ACW [Adirondack Literary Awards] is a way to honor the writers and publishers who live and work (even part time) in the North Country. We’re looking for submissions of fiction, poetry, children’s literature, memoir, and non-fiction published any time during 2017.

  • Submissions open February 1 – March 22

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TELL A TALE. The [Howl Story Slam] wants to hear your true stories, told locally at your favorite community venues. The story must be true, and yours to tell, told no notes, within a 5 minute time limit. Judges from the audience will select the winners of the night, who are invited to compete at the Howl Grand Story Slam in December! Presented in partnership with North Country Public Radio. $5 suggested donation, open to public.

Theme: Leap of Faith/Going for It

  • February 23 at 7pm Waterhole in Saranac Lake
  • March 2 at 7 pm Old Forge Library
  • March 22 at 7pm Best Western in Canton
  • April 5 at 7pm Davidson Bros Brewpub in Glens Falls
  • May 10 at 7pm Delta Blue in Lake Placid
  • May 24 at 7pm Valcour Brewing Co. in Plattsburgh