Creative Aging Training for Teaching Artists in the North Country, Capital Region and Long Island

This training will be part of The New York State Creative Aging Initiative, an innovative partnership between the NYS Council on the Arts, NYS Office for the Aging, and Lifetime Arts. This 2020 pilot project will advance Creative Aging programming in three regions: the Capital Region, the North Country and Long Island. Through a series of live trainings, coaching and … Continue reading Creative Aging Training for Teaching Artists in the North Country, Capital Region and Long Island

Black Lawrence Press seeking unpublished novels for Big Moose Prize

Each year Black Lawrence Press will award The Big Moose Prize for an unpublished novel. The prize is open to new, emerging, and established writers. The winner of this contest will receive book publication, a $1,000 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Prizes will be awarded on publication.  The Big Moose Prize is … Continue reading Black Lawrence Press seeking unpublished novels for Big Moose Prize

New release from Ra Press, "Lives Lived, Lessons Learned"

LIVES LIVED, LESSONS LEARNED is a collection of essays from eight writers who have close links to the Adirondack Park. Through epiphany, history, memory and oftentimes humor, these skilled authors reveal to the reader their love for this place of forests and ponds, mountains and rivers, hardscrabble villages and tough country folk, ingredients all adding … Continue reading New release from Ra Press, "Lives Lived, Lessons Learned"

Local event spotlight: Midwinter Retreat in Westport

Midwinter Retreat February 14-18, 2020 You deserve it. Get away. Spend time on yourself -- your writing, your art, your creativity. Find friends, fellow writers and artists, a new point of view in a relaxed, beautiful, and productive setting. We may start the day with gentle yoga, make art, be inspired with creative prompts, share … Continue reading Local event spotlight: Midwinter Retreat in Westport

Untamed Salon

Ideas and conversation, for and by Adirondackers A new salon series from Adirondack Center for Writing will invite discovery, conversation, and discourse between neighbors, strangers, and friends. Do you want to share your ideas, performances, or personal history with the public? Local writers, academics, historians, storytellers, and all wanting to share their talents are invited … Continue reading Untamed Salon

Because of your support, 2019 has been unforgettable

You'll feel the same pride and enthusiasm we do when you see the full spread of this year's accomplishments. You made 2019 an unforgettable year. What you'll find inside the impact report: The journey of a teacher and his students by Zachary ArthurA look at PoemVillage through Maria DeAngelo's eyesTwo students at Ray Brook Federal Correctional Facility on the importance … Continue reading Because of your support, 2019 has been unforgettable

CHAMPLAIN VALLEY TO CELEBRATE THE NEW BOOK BY ESSEX FARM’S KRISTIN KIMBALL, ‘GOOD HUSBANDRY’ ON NOVEMBER 17

Contact: Mary-Nell Bockman, 518-963-7777, admin@thegrangehall.info WHALLONSBURG, N.Y. – The Whallonsburg Grange will be hosting a very special community celebration to welcome the new book by local farmer and author Kristin Kimball, Good Husbandry: Growing Food, Love, and Family on Essex Farm. The event will take place at the Grange on Sunday, November 17 at 4:00pm and … Continue reading CHAMPLAIN VALLEY TO CELEBRATE THE NEW BOOK BY ESSEX FARM’S KRISTIN KIMBALL, ‘GOOD HUSBANDRY’ ON NOVEMBER 17

Murder Mystery Fundraising Party

A Murder Mystery fundraising event for the Adirondack Center for Writing. Another murder has happened at the infamous Porcupine Inn! You're invited to help investigate the mystery over appetizers and drinks. Tickets required, reserve online by Oct 30. $75 per person. Drinks & food included. Dress as you please, and if you can't wait to … Continue reading Murder Mystery Fundraising Party