What’s New?

Howl Story Slam. You got stories, we want to hear them! You’ve got 5 minutes to tell us a true story on theme of “Going for it/Leap of faith”. No notes, must be your story to tell. Judges from the audience will chose winners of the night, first place is invited to compete at the Howl GRAND Story Slam in December. $5 suggested donation. #howlstoryslam #adktells

October 12th 7pm @ Raquette River Brewing Tupper Lake
November 8th 7pm @ Deer’s Head Inn Elizabethtown
Howl GRAND Story Slam. December 1st @ Pendragon Theatre Saranac Lake


ACW @ PBS Plattsnerd 3.0. Vendors, artists, video games, table top gaming, panels and so much more at the North Country’s best Comic Con. We will be tabling at the Artists Alley, come visit us!

October 13th 10am-5pm @ Champlain Centre Mall Plattsburgh


A Reading by Residency Writers. The resident writers at the Anne LaBastille Writers Residency will read from their current writing projects. Free and open to the public. Snacks and drinks will be served. Contact us for directions and to RSVP.

October 13th 2-4pm @ The Lodge at Twitchell Lake


High School Writing Retreat. Epic performances! Writing workshops! Student open mic! Led by renowned performance poets. Open to all high school students & classes. Contact Adirondack Center for Writing to save your spot now.

October 25th & 26th 9am-3pm @ Pine Room, Paul Smith’s College


Beat & Verse Monthly Open Mic. An open mic for the writing crowd. Got poems? Stories? Songs? We want it all! Rotating local hosts will read your work if you’re not ready yet. $5 suggested donation. Adirondack Center for Writing + Bliss & Vinegar. Last Monday of every month.

October 29th 7pm @ Bliss & Vinegar Lake Placid


Poetry @ Paul Smith’s College. A monumental poetry performance open to the public and the Paul Smith’s College community.

November 1st 7pm @ Freer Hall, Paul Smith’s College


Write to Recover. Writing Workshop & Educator Training.

Writing Workshop. 10am-1pm.Everyone is healing. No questions asked, the doors are open for you and what you need to say. Free and open to all. To sign up ahead of time, send an email to info@adirondackcenterforwriting.org. Drop-ins are also welcome.

Educator Training. 2pm-5pm. For educators and staff working with people recovering from traumas. Add and develop the tool of writing with your students and clients. $50 per person. Sign up ahead of time for each program via email to info@adirondackcenterforwriting.org.

November 3rd @ ROOST Saranac Lake, 193 River Street, Saranac Lake
Writing Workshop 10am-1pm. Free & open to all
Educator Training 2pm-5pm. $50


A Murder Mystery at Porcupine Inn. There’s been a murder, but who did it? Join in the hunt on November the tenth at six thirty in the evening. A Murder Mystery fundraising event for the Adirondack Center for Writing. Tickets are limited and required. Reserve yours in person or online. $75 per person.

November 10th 6:30pm @ Porcupine Inn Saranac Lake