Find Waldo in Lake Placid

Iconic children’s book character continues to create summertime fun to support the shop local movement 06/21/18 — Where’s Waldo? In Lake Placid of course! The iconic children’s book character in the red-and-white-striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five local businesses throughout our community this July. Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation activity … Continue reading Find Waldo in Lake Placid

Austin Film Festival calls for new film screeners

The Austin Film Festival is reaching out as they begin their search for new screeners to join their team, as they are aligning their focus on paring down the exciting film submissions they are receiving this year. They've reached out to the "great community of filmmakers at Adirondack Center for Writing who live and breathe … Continue reading Austin Film Festival calls for new film screeners

Local Opportunity: Copy Editor Wanted

The American Management Association based in Saranac Lake is hiring! Job Description: Hardcopy/electronic editing of content Minimizing number or editorial rounds where possible Enforce in-house templates, style and design Communicate/consult with IDs, Subject Matter Experts (“SMEs”), Project Management, and Learning Solutions regarding questions of instructional design, level of content presentation, consistency of content, and other editorial … Continue reading Local Opportunity: Copy Editor Wanted

Sunday and Monday Storytimes at the Bookstore Plus

The Bookstore Plus Hosts Storytime During July and August, EVERY Monday! Lake Placid, N.Y.- In addition to our monthly Sunday Storytime at 4:00 PM, The Bookstore Plus will be hosting a weekly Summer Storytime on Mondays at 10 AM. Summer story time at the store takes place from July 2rd- August 27th, 2017 All children … Continue reading Sunday and Monday Storytimes at the Bookstore Plus

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

New Event Alert! ACW Mini Book Fairs

Calling all local writers with work to sell. Saranac Lake Art Walks showcase visual, performing, and literary arts throughout the summer, every third Thursday. We have long been the representative for the literary arts in the region, and we're excited to create an opportunity for residents and visitors to engage with local writers. We want to get everyone excited … Continue reading New Event Alert! ACW Mini Book Fairs

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

John Brown Day brings 2018 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize Winner, Martín Espada

May 5, 2018 2:00-4:00 PM John Brown Farm State Historic Site, Lake Placid We want to cordially invite you to join us for John Brown Day, an exciting day of celebration in which we honor women and men whose work invokes the passion and conviction of the 19th-century abolitionist who dedicated his life to the … Continue reading John Brown Day brings 2018 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize Winner, Martín Espada

Writing Workshop: Seeing with Words

Marilyn McCabe returns to lead this popular workshop, this time with a focus on artist Rockwell Kent. Participants will be guided through a series of writing and editing exercises inspired by Rockwell Kent: Prints from the Ralf C. Nemec Collection and Paintings from North Country Collections. Perfect for all experience levels and art enthusiasts interested in writing … Continue reading Writing Workshop: Seeing with Words