Epic Editing: Crafting Query Letters & First Pages

July 23-August 27 Led by Ashley Patrick and Alane Mason, editors at W. W. Norton & Company About the workshop. Submitting your manuscript to a publisher is an art that few know how to do well. This workshop is here to help! Our two editors (bios here) will get your query letter and first pages … Continue reading Epic Editing: Crafting Query Letters & First Pages

Pop Up Poets Performance

Pop Up Poet Performance. May 18, 7pm at Pendragon Theatre Join us for a performance with the Pop Up Poets! Featuring the epic and incredible poets Adam Falkner, Desiree C. Bailey, and Jon Sands. Concessions for sale. $5 suggested donation, open to public. About the Pop Up Poets. Adam Falkner is an artist, educator and consultant. He … Continue reading Pop Up Poets Performance

Anne LaBastille Women’s Writing Weekend

Anne LaBastille Women's Writing Weekend Great Camp Sagamore June 29-July 1, 2018 About. Join a group of like-minded women for a reading and writing retreat. Activities will include writing workshops, reflective paddling, arts-based activities, technical writing and experiential learning, and Adirondack-based readings to contemplate the role of sense of place in nature writing. The Adirondack Center … Continue reading Anne LaBastille Women’s Writing Weekend

Listen Festival: Performance Poets

April 25 at 7pm in the Pine Room at Paul Smith’s College April 26 at 7pm in S-19 at North Country Community College Presented by Adirondack Center for Writing & Planned Parenthood of North Country NY. Larger than life performance poets Mahogany L. Browne, Carlos Andrés Goméz, Jon Sands, and Sofía Snow will perform their … Continue reading Listen Festival: Performance Poets

Applications open for the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency

Indoor and outdoor writing spaces, family-style meals, and fireside discussions at a lakeside lodge in the Adirondacks from October 6-20, 2018. About The Adirondack Center for Writing offers a two-week residency from October 6 to October 20, 2018 to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at a lodge on Twitchell Lake in the heart of the … Continue reading Applications open for the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency

Summer Events Preview

June Adirondack Literary Awards*. June 3 at Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid. Howl Story Slam. June 15 at 7pm at Upper Jay Art Center Recovery Lounge. $5 suggested donation. Theme: "Leap of Faith/Going For It" Local Author Showcase. June 21 at Saranac Lake Artwalk (ACW office), open to ACW members only, sign up ahead of … Continue reading Summer Events Preview

#PoemVillage hits Saranac Lake on April 2!

POEMVILLAGE. Open mic night, poetry performances, pub crawls & more! All events are free and open to the public. PoemVillage Begins. April 2. Poems posted in downtown windows in Saranac Lake. Pocket Poetry. April 14. Hunt for poems across town! All poems are printed on postcards and scattered across the village. Will you find a poem … Continue reading #PoemVillage hits Saranac Lake on April 2!