Call for submissions to UNO Press Publishing Lab Prize

The University of New Orleans Press is excited to announce that our fourth annual UNO Press Publishing Lab Prize is now open. We love to champion new writers. The first winner of the Lab Prize, Margo Littell, published her debut novel with us, Each Vagabond By Name. Melanie McCabe’s first book of nonfiction, her memoir His Other … Continue reading Call for submissions to UNO Press Publishing Lab Prize

Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History by Sally Svenson now available

Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History by Sally Svenson With an Afterword by Alice Paden Green Syracuse University Press Traces the extensive but little-known history of blacks in the Adirondacks. "Svenson’s work is filled with thought-provoking and evocative stories of African Americans in the Adirondacks. The book’s restoration of their memory is a significant feat. … Continue reading Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History by Sally Svenson now available

Spoken Word Poetry Performance with Dr. Jamila Lyiscott

THURSDAY, FEB. 22, 2018 Malone Campus Mezzanine at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Malone SGA and Open to the Public. Preview her poetry here: TED Talk "3 Ways to Speak English" TED Talk "2053" Jamila Lyiscott is a social justice education scholar, nationally renowned speaker, spoken word artist, and educational consultant. She was recently appointed … Continue reading Spoken Word Poetry Performance with Dr. Jamila Lyiscott

The Winter Novel with David Hazard at View

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Cynthia Brownell View (315) 369-6411 ext. 210 cbrownell@viewarts.org   The Winter Novel with David Hazard – Winter Event Old Forge, New York (January 10, 2017) – Have you ever considered writing a novel? Or have you already started writing, but do not know how to finish it? You can do so this winter at View … Continue reading The Winter Novel with David Hazard at View

“Essay Associated” and “The Promise of a Good Story” start Jan 15

Start off the new year right!  We're offering two sessions of classes for our online students to kick of the new year in the genre of their choice. More info [here]. Session 1: Jan 15-Feb 19 Essay Associated: Experiments in Creative Nonfiction with Jessica Hendry Nelson The Promise of a Good Story: Writing Middle Grade … Continue reading “Essay Associated” and “The Promise of a Good Story” start Jan 15

Online writing classes are coming up!

ACW offers online writing classes for students of all experience, backgrounds, and genres. We're excited to announce our upcoming classes for the winter: [January 15 – February 19, 2018] Course #1: The Promise of a Good Story: Writing Middle Grade and Young Adult Novels Teacher. Chris Tebbetts [Bio] Register. [Student Registration] Class Description. What makes a good story? … Continue reading Online writing classes are coming up!

Yvona Fast Reading @ Left Bank Cafe

Author Yvona Fast will be reading from her chapbook "Different" at Left Bank Cafe on Sunday Dec 3 from 2 - 4 pm.  Yvona is the author of "Garden Gourmet: Fresh & Fabulous Meals from your North Country Garden, CSA or Farmers' Market", "Employment for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome or Non-Verbal Learning Disability: Stories and Strategies", and co-author of "My … Continue reading Yvona Fast Reading @ Left Bank Cafe

Identity & Belonging Performance and Community Workshop

presented by the Adirondack Center for Writing Are you interested in important issues like race and social identity? This is the conversation you’ve been seeking, and the workshop every community member needs. We want you to join us for a performance, Q&A, and workshop with Adam Falkner and Sofía Snow. Performance poets Adam Falkner and … Continue reading Identity & Belonging Performance and Community Workshop