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

Workshop @ View Arts Center: Writing Children’s Book and Young Adult Fiction

Writing for children has its own special challenges - and so does writing for the young adult reader. This workshop will explain how to meet those challenges, and also how to  land your work with a great publishing company. You can bring short selections to share. The cost of the class is $45 / $30 … Continue reading Workshop @ View Arts Center: Writing Children’s Book and Young Adult Fiction

North Country School seeks Director of Communications

North Country School and Camp Treetops is accepting applications for a Director of Communications.  The Director of Communications promotes and develops the institution’s voice and branding and is responsible for messaging to key constituencies and stakeholders. The ideal candidate is a thoughtful leader, strategic thinker, experienced writer, and creative problem-solver. Director of Communications job description

Finding True North by Fran Yardley Book Launch Party

Finding True North A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks Fran Yardley The Adirondack Artists Guild will host a book launch party from 5-7 pm on Friday, July 13, for Fran Yardley’s book, Finding True North: A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks, published by Excelsior Editions, an imprint of State … Continue reading Finding True North by Fran Yardley Book Launch Party

Find Waldo in Lake Placid

Iconic children’s book character continues to create summertime fun to support the shop local movement 06/21/18 — Where’s Waldo? In Lake Placid of course! The iconic children’s book character in the red-and-white-striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five local businesses throughout our community this July. Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation activity … Continue reading Find Waldo in Lake Placid

Sunday and Monday Storytimes at the Bookstore Plus

The Bookstore Plus Hosts Storytime During July and August, EVERY Monday! Lake Placid, N.Y.- In addition to our monthly Sunday Storytime at 4:00 PM, The Bookstore Plus will be hosting a weekly Summer Storytime on Mondays at 10 AM. Summer story time at the store takes place from July 2rd- August 27th, 2017 All children … Continue reading Sunday and Monday Storytimes at the Bookstore Plus

New Event Alert! ACW Mini Book Fairs

Calling all local writers with work to sell. Saranac Lake Art Walks showcase visual, performing, and literary arts throughout the summer, every third Thursday. We have long been the representative for the literary arts in the region, and we're excited to create an opportunity for residents and visitors to engage with local writers. We want to get everyone excited … Continue reading New Event Alert! ACW Mini Book Fairs