Meet the new resident writers!

We are thrilled to announce the selected writers for the 2019 Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency! Through a competitive selection process, this group of resident writers was picked out of 110 applications from talented writers all over the globe. Read more about each writer and their work below.  About. Every year our Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency provides … Continue reading Meet the new resident writers!

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is seeking submissions

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is seeking submissions of original Fiction, Short Fiction, Poetry, and One-Act plays for our 2019-2020 Writing Contest. This contest is open to U.S. and international submissions.  Prizes awarded for the winning submission, as well as for the top finalists in each category. Please distribute this information to your members … Continue reading Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is seeking submissions

Bookmobile hits the road in Elizabethtown & Essex, NY

The newest, cutest pop-up bookstore has launched and is coming to a town near you this summer! The bookmobile is stocked with used and new books of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, YA novels, and children's books. Sales by cash or check. Stop by, hang out, find a new favorite read. Thursday, August 29th mid-day @ Whallonsburg Grange, … Continue reading Bookmobile hits the road in Elizabethtown & Essex, NY

Ottawa Book Expo calls for authors

Adirondack authors, have you written a book that you would love to get further marketing exposure among book lovers? Or perhaps you're a local publisher, artist or service provider to the book industry? If so, you're invited to join us in Ottawa, Canada's capital for Ottawa Book Expo.  Our celebration of literary culture will be … Continue reading Ottawa Book Expo calls for authors

Reading at Arts Center TONIGHT!

Lecture Series: The Marginalized MajorityBy Onnesha Roychoudhuri Please join us tomorrow night at the Arts Center for a reading from Onnesha Roychoudhuri. Onnesha Roychoudhuri is an editor, journalist, and fiction writer. Her writing has appeared in a number of outlets, including The Nation, Boston Review, The American Prospect, Salon, Mother Jones, n+1, McSweeney’s, Opium, and … Continue reading Reading at Arts Center TONIGHT!

New book of poetry released from David Graham

Praise for The Honey of Earth How can I—or anyone—not adore David Graham’s new collection? The tone throughout is hospitable, wry, and affirming even while acknowledging that loss and suffering are ever present. The honey of earth “comes and goes at once,” Wallace Stevens wrote, and these poems embody that paradox in vivid detail and compelling … Continue reading New book of poetry released from David Graham

Call for submissions: SPEAKING FOR MYSELF POETRY SLAM in Canton, NY

The 2019 U-U Social Justice Initiative is currently accepting submissions for our Justice For All Poetry Slam to be held at 7 pm on October 18, 2019! Writers are invited to submit their work about the impact of incarceration on individuals, families, and communities, particularly from the personal perspective, Speaking for Myself.  We are eager to hear from a … Continue reading Call for submissions: SPEAKING FOR MYSELF POETRY SLAM in Canton, NY