ACW is thrilled to announce the 2021 selected residents for the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency, taking place October 3 – 17 at the Lodge at Twitchell Lake. This year saw the largest number of submissions we’ve ever received. The selected writers were picked for their high quality of writing by a panel of judges. … Continue reading Announcing the selected writers for the 2021 Anne LaBastille Memorial Residency
It was the first storm of the year, and all of those who wished to be big names in the coming hurricane season were gathered for the 33rd Annual Global Hurricane Planning Conference in Bermuda. Just as at the annual Global Meteorology Association gathering and that of its less scientific allied organization, The Association of … Continue reading A Gathering of Storms by Randy Kritkausky
At last, a home for all readers, writers, and storytellers in the Adirondacks A place for conversation and discovery Cozy spaces for reading and writing in the company of fellow lovers of the written word Private teen writing lounge to foster the next generation of writers Visit the new space! The Adirondack Center for Writing … Continue reading ACW Finds a Home
Meet Tyler Barton! Tyler will bring experience and enthusiasm to the position and we are honored to have him join the ACW team. He has a background in literary programming, teaching, and communications and has been a previous resident at the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency. We cannot wait to welcome him, his partner Erin, and … Continue reading Welcome Tyler Barton, our new Communications Manager!
Hindsight is a collection of stories about 2020, written by people just like you. We’re seeking nonfiction stories from people around the world that capture what it was like to wake up every day to a new normal — whether that means navigating emergencies as a first responder, marching for justice for George Floyd, or … Continue reading Call for Submissions: Hindsight
Clayton Rotary announces new event in Clayton NY! AnchorCon coming in August! A multi fandom ComiCon convention is coming to the Cerow Arena on August 20, 21, 22, 2021! ‘Autobots, Roll Out!’ is just one of the well known catchphrases you’ll hear in and around the Cerow Recreation Arena in Clayton on August 20,21,22 this … Continue reading AnchorCon coming in August!
Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:00pm ET Free! Just make sure to register in advance Hear about the wild ideas that became “A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks” by Brad Edmondson. Adirondack Explorer Editor Brandon Loomis will interview Edmondson about his 19-year project interviewing the people who fought for and against the … Continue reading Wild Ideas | Online Event, Presented by ACW + Adirondack Explorer
Topic: Death, Loss, Grief and Transformation When we listen to stories our whole being becomes involved. Magic seems to take place in this seemingly silent act of listening. We each have significant happenings in our lives that when told aloud can bring meaning and beauty to the unimaginable. We can connect and support one another … Continue reading Open Mic Story Share on Death, Loss, Grief and Transformation coming Saturday, April 17
I’d like to share a new job opportunity from Imagine 2200: Climate fiction for future ancestors, a new short story contest from Fix, the solutions lab of award-winning environmental newsroom Grist. As we get ready to head into the review phase, we are hiring two story reviewers to join the Imagine team on a temporary, … Continue reading Job Opportunity | Story Reviewers
You find the best writers who are also the best teachers, and those two things don’t always go hand in hand. I am thinking about Chris Tebbetts’ workshop and how he approaches writing from an improvisation background. Workshops like these always make something click for me. Sometimes I struggle with why I struggle with characters in … Continue reading “Another great workshop…
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