Camp for writers to rent on Blue Mountain Lake

Camp available to writers seeking serenity, available mid-July through mid-October. This is a one-time opportunity to rent this space for a private retreat. Located on Blue Mountain Lake on the southern shore, the deck catches sun all day. $125 per day. There are two bedrooms with queen beds and one bathroom, a nice kitchen, fireplace, … Continue reading Camp for writers to rent on Blue Mountain Lake

Adirondack Writers Conference

The event for all your publishing wonderings, needs, and dreams. Talks with literary agents and editors, and panel discussions with experts. Connect with local literary presses, magazines, libraries, bookstores. Personalized manuscript critiques with agents and editors full of expertise and hunting for the next great book. Keynote speaker: Joseph Bruchac, highly acclaimed children’s book author, … Continue reading Adirondack Writers Conference

Local Spotlight: Adirondack Writing Retreat

Gather for tea, workshops, and hands-on exercises and discussions. You retreat to work on your writing project in creative, rustic, and cozy spaces.You share farm fresh meals in the dining room. You wake to light and space and time simply to write. You do it all over again. Join this 4-day, 3-night intensive writing weekend … Continue reading Local Spotlight: Adirondack Writing Retreat

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 October 5-19, 2019 The Adirondack Center for Writing offers a two-week residency annually in October to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at a lodge on Twitchell Lake in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. Six writers … Continue reading Applications open for the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency

Examining Social Class in the Adirondacks

Examining Social Class in the Adirondacks. We’ll explore our personal, interpersonal, and professional experiences in social class through performance & workshops led by Dialogue Arts Project. In our efforts to make the Adirondacks more welcoming to people from all backgrounds, we need to look at our own biases and problems. Social class is the Adirondack … Continue reading Examining Social Class in the Adirondacks

Godine’s “Adirondack Blackface: A Hidden History” at Whallonsburg Grange

The Whallonsburg Grange Hall in Essex, is set to welcome historian and author Amy Godine to the Lyceum lecture series on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 pm. Her lecture will focus on the history of minstrel shows and blackface performances in theaters, Grange halls, churches, schools and other venues in the North Country, and the … Continue reading Godine’s “Adirondack Blackface: A Hidden History” at Whallonsburg Grange

Fran Yardley’s “Finding True North” finalist for Foreword INDIES Book of the Year

Fran Yardley's book, Finding True North, has been chosen as a finalist for the 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Regional Category. Winners will be announced in June. Founded in 1998, Foreword Magazine, Inc. is the only media company completely devoted to independent publishing. It exclusively covers university and independent (non “Big … Continue reading Fran Yardley’s “Finding True North” finalist for Foreword INDIES Book of the Year