What’s New at ACW

Updates about events, programs, and news from the entire ACW family.

ACW IN THE NEWS

📍Glens Falls Chronicle: “Applauds ACW & its $50,000 NEA Grant” – “The wonderful thing about ACW is that even before this grant they were providing low-cost or even no-cost programming, and creating a community
and a support network for local writers,” says Renate Wildermuth

📍NBC 5: “State grants on the way to North Country arts organizations” – ACW director Nathalie Thill is interviewed about a recent grant awarded by NYSCA. (2021)

📍ADK Enterprise: “A new home for writers and readers; ADK Center moves to new address.” – A spotlight on ACW’s move to 15 Broadway in Saranac Lake. (2021)

📍NEA Report: “The Art of Reopening: A guide to current practices among Arts organizations during Covid-19” – National Endowment for the Arts surveyed arts organizations throughout the country about creative responses to programming during the pandemic. ACW was one of those nine selected arts organizations, chosen for their innovative responses to programming during COVID. (2021)

📍 First Person (NCPR): An Interview with Matt Reich of North Country Public Radio. ACW’s Nathalie Thill chats with Mitch Reich of NCPR about the Virtual Howl and the importance of telling and listening to stories right now. (2020)

📍NCPR Story: Bookmobile Interview. North Country Public Radio reported on our Bookmobile project. (2020)

📍Lake Champlain Weekly: The Expressions of 2020 – A reflection on the Adirondack Artists Guild and ACW collaboration: Responding II, 2020.

📍 Mountain Lake PBS: “Challenging Times May Awaken the Author in You” – ACW Executive Director Nathalie Thill discusses reading and writing initiatives with Spotlight producer Paul Larson.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcing the selected writers for the 2021 Anne LaBastille Memorial Residency

ACW is thrilled to announce the 2021 selected residents for the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency, taking place October 3 – 17 at the Lodge at Twitchell Lake. This year saw the largest number of submissions we’ve ever received. The selected writers were picked for their high quality of writing by a panel of judges. … Continue reading Announcing the selected writers for the 2021 Anne LaBastille Memorial Residency

ACW Finds a Home

At last, a home for all readers, writers, and storytellers in the Adirondacks A place for conversation and discovery Cozy spaces for reading and writing in the company of fellow lovers of the written word Private teen writing lounge to foster the next generation of writers Visit the new space! The Adirondack Center for Writing … Continue reading ACW Finds a Home

Welcome Tyler Barton, our new Communications Manager!

Meet Tyler Barton! Tyler will bring experience and enthusiasm to the position and we are honored to have him join the ACW team. He has a background in literary programming, teaching, and communications and has been a previous resident at the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency. We cannot wait to welcome him, his partner Erin, and … Continue reading Welcome Tyler Barton, our new Communications Manager!

Wild Ideas | Online Event, Presented by ACW + Adirondack Explorer

Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:00pm ET Free! Just make sure to register in advance Hear about the wild ideas that became “A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks” by Brad Edmondson. Adirondack Explorer Editor Brandon Loomis will interview Edmondson about his 19-year project interviewing the people who fought for and against the … Continue reading Wild Ideas | Online Event, Presented by ACW + Adirondack Explorer

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

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