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Poetry Jam. Join us for an electric poetry performance with Roya Marsh and Jon Sands. This is not your grandmother’s poetry. These epic performers will leave you in wonder and amazement. You don’t want to miss this one. Free! and open to all. Books from Roya and Jon available for purchase, cash and check accepted.

  • Wednesday, October 30th 7pm at Bluseed Studios, Saranac Lake

Beat & Verse Monthly Open Mic. An open mic for the writing crowd. Got writing? Stories? Songs? Poems? We want it all! $5 suggested donation. Last Wednesday of every month. Meet over tea and snacks at Bliss & Vinegar in Lake Placid. Sponsored by our friends at Northern Power & Light.

  • Wednesday, October 30th 7pm

High School Writing Retreat. High school students, classes, and homeschooled students are invited to join for a day of performances, workshops, and general awesomeness. Featured performance poets and workshop leaders are Roya Marsh, Jon Sands, and Arhm Choi Wild.


A Murder Mystery fundraising event for the Adirondack Center for Writing. Another murder has happened at the infamous Porcupine Inn! You’re invited to help investigate the mystery over appetizers and drinks. Tickets required, reserve online by Oct 30. $75 per person. Drinks & food included.

Dress as you please, and if you can’t wait to pull that special outfit or accessory out of the closet (that antique fur stole, sequined top,
or funky suit jacket), this is the perfect reason!


Howl Story Slam. An open mic storytelling competition, open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the theme. Presented by North Country Public Radio and the Adirondack Center for Writing. $5 suggested donation. View full schedule here.

Theme: Hot Mess


Howl Grand Story Slam. Don’t miss the great story showdown! Join us as regional winners compete with true, personal stories at the Howl GRAND Story Slam. True stories, told locally. Ticket sales open at 5:30pm at the door. $10 event charge. Theme: To be announced after the final local story slams are finished. Stories can be up to 8 minutes. No notes, stories must be yours to tell.

*If you are a first place storyteller, remember to RSVP by December 10th to info@adirondackcenterforwriting.org.