New! Virtual Writers Group

A meeting of writers will be meeting over Zoom on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 7:00pm for their first meeting. Open to anyone in the North Country region, just use the info below to join in! ACW Executive Director, Nathalie Thill, will be helping to facilitate the initial meeting. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/4484210953 Meeting ID: 448 421 0953Dial … Continue reading New! Virtual Writers Group

Local bookstore owners establish new Adirondack book wholesale and distribution business

LAKE PLACID—The announcement in late October that North Country Books would close at the end of January 2021 sent dismay through the ranks of authors, publishers, and retail accounts who’d come to depend on the Utica-based company to distribute books and related products with an Adirondack focus. The company, founded in 1965, had been a … Continue reading Local bookstore owners establish new Adirondack book wholesale and distribution business

ARTS4VETS Group & Meetings

A group of veterans interested in using the arts to heal. This group of veterans who get together at Zaloga, Post 4, Everett Road, Albany, NY and on Zoom/Hybrid every Friday mornings 8:00-10:00am for writing and 10:00am-12:00pm for the other arts. They have craft kits from HHV.org; work on drama pieces, do creative writing - given prompts, some … Continue reading ARTS4VETS Group & Meetings

Writing with Play & Persistence Series with Chris Tebbetts

Designed for any novice and experienced writer to participate from home. Renowned author and educator Chris Tebbetts will lead these virtual, one-of-a-kind events presented by Adirondack Center for Writing. Playing with Story Ideas: A Hands-On Workshop  Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 7:00pm Cost: Sliding scale $5-20 What kinds of stories do you love? What settings, … Continue reading Writing with Play & Persistence Series with Chris Tebbetts

Anne LaBastille Women’s Writing Weekend

Friday, June 25, 2021 4:00pm - Sunday, June 27, 2020 10:00amGreat Camp Sagamore in Raquette Lake 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 … Continue reading Anne LaBastille Women’s Writing Weekend

Unmute Yourself: Writing Workshops for Teens

SERIES OF RIDICULOUSLY AWESOME WORKSHOPS Perfect for all writers & great extracurricular for college apps! Cost: Zero Dollar$! (Thanks to the Lake Placid Education Foundation). But if you can throw in a few bucks for ACW to continue events like this, please give hereRegistration required, sign up hereFollow @adkctr4writing for updates Emotional Historians with Jon … Continue reading Unmute Yourself: Writing Workshops for Teens

Finding Your Place: Writing Creative Nonfiction with Annie Stoltie

Perfect for: new and experienced essay writers seeking inspiration from their current environment November 9 – December 13, 2020 via Google ClassroomRegistration: Pay What You Can Class description. Place-based writing allows us to explore our surroundings, understand who we are, where we come from and how we connect with our landscape and community. Join Adirondack Life editor Annie … Continue reading Finding Your Place: Writing Creative Nonfiction with Annie Stoltie

New online class! Writing an Art-Inspired Poem

Experience the Joy of Ekphrastic Poetry! Thursday, August 27, 5:00-6:30pm Registration: $20 If you love words and art, the ancient form of "ekphrastic" (art-inspired) poetry is a rich field of inspiration and collaboration for telling our stories and describing our experiences through poems. As a poet, visual artist and founder of The Poartry Project, instructor … Continue reading New online class! Writing an Art-Inspired Poem