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

Epic Editing: Crafting Query Letters & First Pages

July 23-August 27 Led by Ashley Patrick and Alane Mason, editors at W. W. Norton & Company About the workshop. Submitting your manuscript to a publisher is an art that few know how to do well. This workshop is here to help! Our two editors (bios here) will get your query letter and first pages … Continue reading Epic Editing: Crafting Query Letters & First Pages

Spring Writes Literary Festival comes to Ithaca

Spring Writes Literary Festival! Thursday, May 3 to May 6 The Community Arts Partnership's Spring Writes Literary Festival: 47 events, 120 regional writers, 10 locations, 4 days in downtown Ithaca! 43 of 47 events are free. There are group readings, workshops for established writers and the word loving public, discussion panels on great subjects, music … Continue reading Spring Writes Literary Festival comes to Ithaca

BRIGHT HILL LITERARY WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS, TEENS, & VETERANS SUMMER 2018

Kids! Parents! Guardians! Teens! Veterans! Summer's Coming Up! And with it, Terrific Workshops & Programs Treadwell, NY - Bright Hill Press & Bright Hill Literary Center of the Catskills, located at 94 Church Street, Treadwell, NY, announces its 25th annual Summer Literary & Visual Arts Workshops for Kids & Teens & Veterans Program SUMMER WORKSHOPS … Continue reading BRIGHT HILL LITERARY WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS, TEENS, & VETERANS SUMMER 2018

Summer Events Preview

June Adirondack Literary Awards*. June 3 at Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid. Howl Story Slam. June 15 at 7pm at Upper Jay Art Center Recovery Lounge. $5 suggested donation. Theme: "Leap of Faith/Going For It" Local Author Showcase. June 21 at Saranac Lake Artwalk (ACW office), open to ACW members only, sign up ahead of … Continue reading Summer Events Preview

Northshire Bookstore Announces The Open Mind Scholarship

The Open Mind Scholarship honors the diversity of thought, feelings, information and perspectives found in books, as well as the power of books to change people's lives. Each year Northshire Bookstore will award two college-bound high school seniors, one from New York and one from Vermont, $1,000 to help pay for college. To enter the … Continue reading Northshire Bookstore Announces The Open Mind Scholarship