Open Mic Story Share on Death, Loss, Grief and Transformation coming Saturday, April 17

Topic: Death, Loss, Grief and Transformation When we listen to stories our whole being becomes involved. Magic seems to take place in this seemingly silent act of listening. We each have significant happenings in our lives that when told aloud can bring meaning and beauty to the unimaginable. We can connect and support one another … Continue reading Open Mic Story Share on Death, Loss, Grief and Transformation coming Saturday, April 17

Austin Film Festival Call For Entries

The Austin Film Festival’s Script Competition is open for entries! This competition is a great way for screenwriters to get some exposure, and of course, compete for a chance to place, which can open doors that otherwise might take years to walk through. But, regardless of placement, all entrants receive free reader comments and will … Continue reading Austin Film Festival Call For Entries

Valentine Video Greetings from Little Theatre of Watertown

Have you been looking for that “just-right” sentiment, but don’t have the words? Finding that Hallmark cards all sound the same? No problem – love letters of great writers will do the trick. Let our Little Theatre of Watertown actors serenade that special someone for you with the eloquence of William Shakespeare, or as sliver-tongued … Continue reading Valentine Video Greetings from Little Theatre of Watertown

Challenges and Opportunities in Journalism in 2021 and Beyond

Presented by Adirondack Center for Writing and Adirondack Explorer Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:00-8:30pmCost: Suggested donation $10 Registration A conversation with new and veteran journalists on the evolving nature of journalism. Part storytelling, part conversation on how the culture of "fake news" has affected journalism today. Rex Smith, editor-at-large at the Times Union of Albany, … Continue reading Challenges and Opportunities in Journalism in 2021 and Beyond

Find the Lit Mag for You: Publishing One-on-One Sessions with Amy Holman

Every writer faces the great hurdle of narrowing where their writing belongs in the vast literary marketplace. ACW is excited to announce this new service with Amy Holman to help alleviate the pressure of finding the right fit for unpublished writing!  This service from Adirondack Center for Writing is available from February 22, 2021-March 19, … Continue reading Find the Lit Mag for You: Publishing One-on-One Sessions with Amy Holman

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