What’s new at ACW
A variety of updates about events, programs, and updates from the ACW family.
SERIES OF RIDICULOUSLY AWESOME WORKSHOPS Perfect for all writers & great extracurricular for college apps! Cost: Zero Dollar$! (Thanks to the Lake Placid Education Foundation). But if you can throw in a few bucks for ACW to continue events like this, please give here Registration required, sign up here Follow @adkctr4writing for updates Emotional Historians … Continue reading Unmute Yourself: Writing Workshops for Teens
October 23, 2020 “It was our great pleasure to offer some support ACW. We have been spending our federal stimulus cash on artists. We know how tight things have been for the arts, and for artists; and we were moved to see how generously ACW spreads its resources to writers (of all levels of practice … Continue reading From Chuck & Nancy Hotchkiss
Perfect for: new and experienced essay writers seeking inspiration from their current environment November 9 – December 13, 2020 via Google Classroom Registration: Pay What You Can Class description. Place-based writing allows us to explore our surroundings, understand who we are, where we come from and how we connect with our landscape and community. Join Adirondack Life editor … Continue reading Finding Your Place: Writing Creative Nonfiction with Annie Stoltie
ACW is thrilled to announce the 2020 selected residents for the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency, taking place over the first two weeks of October at the Lodge at Twitchell Lake. With a record-breaking number of applicants this year, the selected writers were picked for their high quality of writing by this year’s panel of … Continue reading Announcing the selected writers for the 2020 Anne LaBastille Memorial Residency
Early in the pandemic ACW’s Nathalie Thill helped Betsy Folwell launch a new project, making Folwell’s 2009 anthology an audiobook. They used the ACX platform designed by Audible.com to post a sample, which garnered 60 auditions. Four months and many hours of editing later, Short Carries: Essays from Adirondack Life Magazine became available as an … Continue reading Project Audiobook: Extended version of Betsy Folwell’s anthology now available
Experience the Joy of Ekphrastic Poetry! Thursday, August 27, 5:00-6:30pm Registration: $20 If you love words and art, the ancient form of “ekphrastic” (art-inspired) poetry is a rich field of inspiration and collaboration for telling our stories and describing our experiences through poems. As a poet, visual artist and founder of The Poartry Project, instructor … Continue reading New online class! Writing an Art-Inspired Poem
For over a year we had dealt with my father’s illnesses and deteriorating health. Diabetes. Glaucoma. Heart disease. Hardening of the arteries. You name it, he had it. He needed help standing and walking so either my husband or myself and, occasionally, both of us, would accompany Mom to Dad’s numerous appointments. Mom and I … Continue reading The Hummingbird Reminded Me by Judyann Grant
The Bookstore Plus Hosts Book Club August 2020 | August Book Club Discussion with Grant Reynolds On the first Tuesday of every month, The Bookstore Plus hosts a unique Book Club experience where readers have the opportunity to discuss the book club pick with the author! On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020, at 7:00 pm author, … Continue reading The Bookstore Plus Hosts August Book Club Discussion with Grant Reynolds
Saratoga Arts Presents Grants Opportunities for Artists and Organizations in Fulton, Montgomery and Saratoga Counties
Saratoga Arts has opened up the application process for its 2021 Decentralization Grants cycle. Designated as a Decentralized Grants Program (DEC) site by the New York State Council on the Arts, Saratoga Arts provides regrant funding for arts and cultural projects throughout Fulton, Montgomery and Saratoga Counties each year. Saratoga Arts’ Decentralization Grants Program offers … Continue reading Saratoga Arts Presents Grants Opportunities for Artists and Organizations in Fulton, Montgomery and Saratoga Counties
The year is 1681 in the village of Coventry, England. Thomas the Tailor has cautiously come out from his shop to the deserted cobbled street where he meets Roger the Elder of Wendover, who has also just come out from his shuttered home. A crowd will soon gather. Come fellow time travelers, let us listen … Continue reading The Peeping Tom by Edward Pontacoloni
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