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

Adirondack Center for Writing receives grant from Stewart’s Holiday Match for youth writing programming

Saranac Lake, NY 4/3/2019 -- The Adirondack Center for Writing is pleased to announce that it has received a grant for $1,000 from Stewart’s Holiday Match. This grant was given to support the Adirondack Center for Writing’s annual High School Writing Retreat (pictures attached). Every October, 120+ students and teachers from regional high schools and … Continue reading Adirondack Center for Writing receives grant from Stewart’s Holiday Match for youth writing programming

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

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

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