ACW Bookmobile is hitting the road, and wants your books on board

The newest, cutest pop-up bookstore is here and coming to a town near you this summer! Sign up to stock your books in the ACW Bookmobile. ACW is bringing the books to the people at pop-up events throughout the region. The goal is to expose small towns that don't have their own bookstores books from … Continue reading ACW Bookmobile is hitting the road, and wants your books on board

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

Beat & Verse Open Mic

An open mic for the writing crowd. Got poems? Stories? Songs? Essays? Some blurb on a page that might be something more one day? We want it all! $5 suggested donation. Hosted by: Adirondack Center for Writing Meet over tea and snacks at Forever Wild Apothecary, 2669 Main Street in Lake Placid. Wednesday, November 27th at … Continue reading Beat & Verse Open Mic

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 4-18, 2020 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