Howl Grand Story Slam is back

Don’t miss the great story showdown! Join us as regional winners compete with true, personal stories at the Howl GRAND Story Slam on Dec 1st, 7pm at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake. True stories, told locally.  Ticket sales open at 5:30pm at the door. $10 event charge. We are planning to sell out, so if you … Continue reading Howl Grand Story Slam is back

NORTH COUNTRY EDUCATOR PUBLISHES SHADY CHARACTERS

Canton, NY-based arborist, educator and author Paul Hetzler has published SHADY CHARACTERS: Caterpillar Soup, Leprechaun Trees, and Other Hilarities of the Natural World (Lexingford, 2018). Paul is the kind of person you would choose as your guide for a walk in the woods.  His immense and often exotic store of natural knowledge is communicated in … Continue reading NORTH COUNTRY EDUCATOR PUBLISHES SHADY CHARACTERS

Writing at the Hyde, Dec 2

Acclaimed writer Marilyn McCabe returns, leading this popular workshop, this time with a focus on Ukiyo-e to Shin-Hanga: Japanese Woodcuts from the Syracuse University Art Collection. Participants will be guided through a series of writing and editing exercises inspired by the Japanese prints and philosophy of Ukiyo-e. Perfect for all experience levels and art enthusiasts interested in … Continue reading Writing at the Hyde, Dec 2

Calling aspiring writers: Pendragon opens 2019 Young Playwright Contest

Pendragon Theatre is reminding aspiring young playwrights to take pen to paper and fingers to keyboard for the annual young playwright competition open to all middle and high school age students. Entries should be a traditional 10 minute play, no longer than 10 pages (no smaller than 10-point font) and have a maximum of 4 … Continue reading Calling aspiring writers: Pendragon opens 2019 Young Playwright Contest

Adirondack Literary Award Winners

Best Books of 2017 Children’s Literature Mommy, Baby and Me” by Linda Elovitz Marshall (Peter Pauper Press, Inc.) Fiction The Night is Done: A Durant Family Saga” by Sheila Myers (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform) Memoir Barn Stories by Mary Cuffe Perez (North Country Books) Non-fiction Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History by Sally E. Svenson … Continue reading Adirondack Literary Award Winners

Write to Recover comes to Saranac Lake this weekend

We are all healing from the many experiences we collect. There are so many ways to process these experiences, and the tool that we can help with is writing. For those who are ready to take to the page, and those supporters who work, live, and love those in recovery, this event is for you. … Continue reading Write to Recover comes to Saranac Lake this weekend

Announcing the 2018 Anne LaBastille Selected Residents

We are thrilled to announce this year's selected residents for the Anne LaBastille Writers Residency, taking place in the first two weeks of October at the Lodge at Twitchell Lake. Join us for a reading with the residents from their current projects on October 13 at 2pm. The event is free and open to the public. … Continue reading Announcing the 2018 Anne LaBastille Selected Residents

Story Studio @ Otis Mtn Get Down

Otis Mountain Get Down Story Studio — Adirondack Center for Writing We all have stories to tell. Learn how to tell them in a way that captures the ears and eyes of any audience in your life, and practice your stories for telling around the fire at the Open Mic. Storytelling Workshop  — Saturday, Sep 8th 11:00-12:30 pm @ … Continue reading Story Studio @ Otis Mtn Get Down