Murder Mystery Fundraising Party

A Murder Mystery fundraising event for the Adirondack Center for Writing. Another murder has happened at the infamous Porcupine Inn! You're invited to help investigate the mystery over appetizers and drinks. Tickets required, reserve online by Oct 30. $75 per person. Drinks & food included. Dress as you please, and if you can't wait to … Continue reading Murder Mystery Fundraising Party

Meet the new resident writers!

We are thrilled to announce the selected writers for the 2019 Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency! Through a competitive selection process, this group of resident writers was picked out of 110 applications from talented writers all over the globe. Read more about each writer and their work below.  About. Every year our Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency provides … Continue reading Meet the new resident writers!

Bookmobile hits the road in Elizabethtown & Essex, NY

The newest, cutest pop-up bookstore has launched and is coming to a town near you this summer! The bookmobile is stocked with used and new books of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, YA novels, and children's books. Sales by cash or check. Stop by, hang out, find a new favorite read. Thursday, August 29th mid-day @ Whallonsburg Grange, … Continue reading Bookmobile hits the road in Elizabethtown & Essex, NY

Alan Robert Proctor book signing event for “Adirondack Summer, 1969”

Alan Robert Proctor will be signing his book Adirondack Summer, 1969 at The Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid, Friday, July 12th from 1-3pm and on Sunday at Adirondack Reader in Inlet 1-3pm. Alan Robert Proctor’s historical novel, Adirondack Summer, 1969, is now available from the author, Westphalia Press, Amazon or Kindle. For nearly two decades, … Continue reading Alan Robert Proctor book signing event for “Adirondack Summer, 1969”

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