Adirondack Literary Awards

Heaven Hill Farm
302 Bear Cub Lane
Lake Placid, NY 12946

June 3 | 2-4PM

Celebrate local writers and readers
Vote for People’s Choice Award
Judges offer comments on every title
Announcement of this year’s award winners

The ceremony is free and open to the public. All are welcome to join in the celebration of hard work and literary talent. Books will be on display, and some titles will be available for sale. Stay for the ACW Benefit Dinner and support our work!

Joining us for the ceremony? RSVP here, or call 518-354-1261.
Want to sell your books when at the ceremony? Let us know in the form when you RSVP. We’ll save you a space.

Members are invited to vote for People’s Choice Award prior to the event online or by phone at 518-354-1261. This year’s submitting titles and authors are listed below.


Celebrate Summer ACW Benefit Dinner

Heaven Hill Farm
302 Bear Cub Lane
Lake Placid, NY 12946

June 3 | 5-7pm

Kick off summer in style
Support your friends at ACW
Dinner, drinks, & great company!

$45 per person, $80 per couple. RSVP required. Register online, or call 518-354-1261.

Help jumpstart the 20th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign and have a great time with friends and like-minded locals over a catered dinner.

Can’t attend but still want to support us? Become a sustaining member.


Author(s) Title Genre
A. Townsend, E.J. Wildermuth I Will Not Read You This Book Children’s Literature
JD Spero Concerto Children’s Literature
LeeAnne Baker Unraveled Children’s Literature
Linda Marshall Mommy, Baby and Me Children’s Literature
David Donohue The Missionary’s Sad Fate Fiction
Larry Loebell Seven Steps Ahead Fiction
Larry Weill In Marcy’s Shadow Fiction
Laurel Saville Beneath the Trees Fiction
Sheila Myers The Night is Done: a Durant Family Saga Fiction
Kathleen Larkin Best of Both Worlds Memoir
Mary Jo McKeon From The Beginning Memoir
Adam Federman Fasting and Feasting Nonfiction
Ann C. Sayers Their Name is Wicks: One Family’s Journey through Shaker History Nonfiction
Mary Cuffe Perez Barn Stories Nonfiction
Philip Terrie Seeing the Forest: Review, Musings, and Opinions from an Adirondack Historian Nonfiction
Reese S. Monitor Grumpy Teacher Nonfiction
Richard Longstreth A Guide to Architecture in the Adirondacks Nonfiction
Sally Svenson Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History Nonfiction
Amanda Stopa Goldstein Myths & Rituals Poetry
Caperton Tissot The Beat Within Poetry
Chuck Gibson, Charles Watts, Cathy S. McDowell, Mary Randall Schroon River Anthology Poetry
George Drew Fancy’s Orphan Poetry
Kathleen McCoy More Water Than Words Poetry
Madeline Hennessey Body of Water Poetry
Paul David Adkins FM 101-5-1, Operational Terms and Graphics Poetry
Sean Tierney Inhibitions at 20,000 Feet Poetry
Stuart Bartow Quaking Marsh Poetry
Yvona Fast Different Poetry