Black Lawrence Press seeking unpublished novels for Big Moose Prize

Each year Black Lawrence Press will award The Big Moose Prize for an unpublished novel. The prize is open to new, emerging, and established writers. The winner of this contest will receive book publication, a $1,000 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Prizes will be awarded on publication.  The Big Moose Prize is … Continue reading Black Lawrence Press seeking unpublished novels for Big Moose Prize

New release from Ra Press, "Lives Lived, Lessons Learned"

LIVES LIVED, LESSONS LEARNED is a collection of essays from eight writers who have close links to the Adirondack Park. Through epiphany, history, memory and oftentimes humor, these skilled authors reveal to the reader their love for this place of forests and ponds, mountains and rivers, hardscrabble villages and tough country folk, ingredients all adding … Continue reading New release from Ra Press, "Lives Lived, Lessons Learned"

Natalli Amato releases new poetry book, “On a Windless Night”

"On a Windless Night" takes us full-circle from childhood to lessons learned from older generations to first love and loss to adulthood to the beginning of a new cycle of life. All this told in simple terms set in a country setting that reflects the beauty of nature and the importance of connection. These poems … Continue reading Natalli Amato releases new poetry book, “On a Windless Night”

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

Godine’s “Adirondack Blackface: A Hidden History” at Whallonsburg Grange

The Whallonsburg Grange Hall in Essex, is set to welcome historian and author Amy Godine to the Lyceum lecture series on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 pm. Her lecture will focus on the history of minstrel shows and blackface performances in theaters, Grange halls, churches, schools and other venues in the North Country, and the … Continue reading Godine’s “Adirondack Blackface: A Hidden History” at Whallonsburg Grange

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

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