Upcoming Events & Programs


LISTEN, WRITE, PERFORM. During this two-day event, students will enjoy poetry performances and learn how to make their writing gorgeous with workshop leaders and poetry legends Mahogany L. Browne, Jive Poetic, and Jon Sands. High school students, classes, and homeschooled students are invited to join for a day of performances, workshops, and general awesomeness. [More about this program]

High School Writing Retreat. Oct 26, 27, 9am-3pm at Paul Smith’s College in Gabriels, NY

WRITE. Applying for college? Join expert Ken Aaron and learn how you can craft the perfect college essay! Who? Girls applying to college. How? $15, [register here]. Presented by Adirondack Center for Writing and Young Women’s Leadership Initiative.

Write Your College Essay. Nov 4, 10am-4pm in the Cantwell Room at Saranac Lake Free Library in Saranac Lake, NY.

HEAR LOCAL STORIES. Join us for this season’s storytelling showdown! You’ll hear longer stories in the theme of “Holidays” from winners of previous story slams. The Howl Story Slam is a collaboration with North Country Public Radio, two organizations obsessed with stories. [View the full schedule]

Howl GRAND Story Slam. Nov 4 at 7pm at Pickens Hall in Heuvelton, NY. Theme: “Holidays”. Stories up to 8 minutes long. All winners from this season are invited to tell tales.

WRITE. What draws us to story? We’ll learn about the science behind scene and good stories and apply it to spark new stories, projects, and work out your current thoughts. The Science of Storytelling Writing Bootcamp with Sean Prentiss is open to anyone interested in improving their stories, written or oral. [More info and registration]

Science of Storytelling Writing Bootcamp. Nov 11, 10am-4pm at the Shirt Factory in Glens Falls, NY