The event for all your publishing wonderings, needs, and dreams. The publishing world changes all the time, stay ahead of the game. Talks with literary agents and editors, and panel discussions with experts. Make important connections with local literary presses, magazines, libraries, bookstores. Personalized manuscript critiques with legendary agents and editors, all of whom are on the hunt for the next great book. Perfect for every writer looking for new tips and readership. 

Keynote speaker: Joseph Bruchac, highly acclaimed children’s book author, poet, novelist, and storyteller.


Registration: $105, ACW Member Registration: $85.

  • Register online or by phone at 518-354-1261 by Monday, June 3

Personalized Manuscript Critiques. Get ahead of the rest! Our literary agents and editors, Amanda Annis, Carrie Howland, and Christina Morgan will provide 15-minute personalized manuscript critique sessions throughout the day.

The Local’s Book Fair. $10 to showcase your recently published books, free for ACW members to showcase. Save your spot now, contact us via email.

Personalized manuscript critiques info

After registering for the Adirondack Writers Conference, attach the following in a one page document in an email: (1) One page summary of your book (2) First 10 pages of your manuscript

Note: We will not accept multiple page documents, so copy/paste all your materials into one Word or PDF document. All materials are due by May 20th. Any materials sent after that date will not be able to be reviewed by editors and no refund will be available. 


*Schedule is subject to change. Please return to review changes prior to the event.

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