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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

  • March 22 at 7pm Sykes Common Room, St. Lawrence University, in Canton
  • April 5 at 7pm Davidson Bros Brewpub in Glens Falls
  • View all the upcoming slams here

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

POEMVILLAGE. Open mic night, poetry performances, pub crawls & more! All events are free and open to the public.

  • PoemVillage Begins. April 2. Poems posted in downtown Windows
  • Pocket Poetry. April 14. Hunt for poems across town
  • Mountain Open Mic Night. April 19 at 7pm at Dewey Mountain Lodge. Share your own writing and listen to your neighbors, friends, and locals share theirs. Hosted by Baylee Annis
  • Performance Poets. April 25 at 7pm in Pine Room at Paul Smith’s College and 7pm in S-19 at North Country Community College
  • PoemVillage Pub Crawl. April 27, starts at 7pm, Bitters & Bones

POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW STORM: LISTEN. Join us for a performance with the Pop Up Poets! Featuring the epic and incredible poets: Adam Falkner, Desiree C. Bailey, and Jon Sands. Concessions for sale. $5 suggested donation, open to public. 

  • Pop Up Poet Performance. May 18 at 7pm

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SUMMER SNEAK PEEK. Check out our upcoming summer events at a glance. We’re keeping your favorites like the Adirondack Literary Awards and online writing classes, and adding exciting new events like An Evening with Bill McKibben, Rule of the Bone LIVE, & more. All in the [Summer Sneak Peek].