Above all else, ACW values the power of words and stories, and the community of folks who made and enjoy stories. This #adkwrites section features the writing news of the ACW community, blogs from local writers, writer resources, and the Adirondack Literary Map that provides a map of writing and reading groups, writing retreats, residencies and more. This section is for you, by you.

Let ACW know about your writing news, blog, or writing and reading groups at info@adirondackcenterforwriting.org.

Regional Writing & Reading Groups

New! Virtual Writers Group

A meeting of writers will be meeting over Zoom on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 7:00pm for their first meeting. Open to anyone in the North Country region, just use the info below to join in! ACW Executive Director, Nathalie Thill, will be helping to facilitate the initial meeting. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/4484210953 Meeting ID: 448 421 0953Dial … Continue reading New! Virtual Writers Group

Local bookstore owners establish new Adirondack book wholesale and distribution business

LAKE PLACID—The announcement in late October that North Country Books would close at the end of January 2021 sent dismay through the ranks of authors, publishers, and retail accounts who’d come to depend on the Utica-based company to distribute books and related products with an Adirondack focus. The company, founded in 1965, had been a … Continue reading Local bookstore owners establish new Adirondack book wholesale and distribution business

ARTS4VETS Group & Meetings

A group of veterans interested in using the arts to heal. This group of veterans who get together at Zaloga, Post 4, Everett Road, Albany, NY and on Zoom/Hybrid every Friday mornings 8:00-10:00am for writing and 10:00am-12:00pm for the other arts. They have craft kits from HHV.org; work on drama pieces, do creative writing – given prompts, some … Continue reading ARTS4VETS Group & Meetings

Let’s look forward to the future together.

Help ACW continue to support you through the coming months. The future might feel overwhelming, but ACW is committed to infusing joy into your life with upcoming programming! With your continued support, ACW can offer new online classes every month, story nights, a discussion series, writing workshops for teens, and more for all ages.

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