OXYTOCIN by Edward Pontacoloni

The Northcountry Center for Ideological Cleansing at the Rookery in St. Frederick, New York, yesterday announced an astonishing new discovery that has enthused the pseudo scientific world with googled wonderment. Doctor Zorba Kildeere, the famed bioanthropsychist, has proclaimed the discovery to be a “real zeitgeist changer.”  As a reporter for Adirondack Stream Media, I went … Continue reading OXYTOCIN by Edward Pontacoloni

Cerebral Matter Wanted by June Hannay Kosier

Advertisement in the New York Times, June 7, 2020 Have you ever wanted to help your fellow man? Now may be your chance. Wanted: The brains of men and women who have been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s Disease, Lewy Body Syndrome and Huntington’s Chorea. There is nothing to be done now except contacting … Continue reading Cerebral Matter Wanted by June Hannay Kosier

A GRAND SCHEME by Duane L. Herrmann

Take one planet of disparate, unorganized, contentious and clashing inhabitants. Send them instructions periodically through the centuries. These instructions will provide guidance for the inhabitants to learn to live and work together in ever larger social groupings: family, tribe, city-state, nation, and finally, the entire planet.Expect most of the inhabitants to ignore most of these … Continue reading A GRAND SCHEME by Duane L. Herrmann

Quarterly Margins of Error: The Economics of Experience by S.L. Parker

After the pandemic, which came to be known as World War Z, the theories abounded, as did time to test hypotheses. 1.Lack of coffee = zombificationFar-fetched becomes reality due to chemical dependency and the newest additives, of course not regulated by the CDC nor the FDA. 2.Offensive Science Stance: “The virus impacted the brain, resulting … Continue reading Quarterly Margins of Error: The Economics of Experience by S.L. Parker

Announcing the selected writers for the 2020 Anne LaBastille Memorial Residency

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