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APPLY. Applications for the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency are open until May 14, 2018. Prep your application in children’s literature, poetry, nonfiction, and fiction and submit today!

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

  • Performance Poets. April 25 at 7pm in the Pine Room at Paul Smith’s College and April 26 at 7pm in S-19 at North Country Community College
  • PoemVillage Pub Crawl. April 28, starts at 7pm at Bitters & Bones. We’ll check out poems on the way to Blue Moon Cafe, arriving around 8pm. We’ll end next door to Grizle T’s at 9:00pm. The crawl is for all 21+. Games and general fun will be had!

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.Theme: Leap of Faith/Going for It. Presented in partnership with North Country Public Radio. $5 suggested donation, open to public. 

  • May 4 at 7pm Old Forge Library
  • May 10 at 7pm Delta Blue in Lake Placid
  • View all the upcoming slams here

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 at Pendragon Theatre

EXPLORE & WRITE. Join a group of like-minded women for a reading and writing retreat at the [Anne LaBastille Women’s Writing Weekend]. Activities will include writing workshops, reflective paddling, arts-based activities, technical writing and experiential learning, and Adirondack-based readings to contemplate the role of sense of place in nature writing.
  • Anne LaBastille Women’s Writing Weekend. June 29-July 1 at Great Camp Sagamore in Raquette Lake.

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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 Event Preview].