Local Opportunity: Copy Editor Wanted

The American Management Association based in Saranac Lake is hiring! Job Description: Hardcopy/electronic editing of content Minimizing number or editorial rounds where possible Enforce in-house templates, style and design Communicate/consult with IDs, Subject Matter Experts (“SMEs”), Project Management, and Learning Solutions regarding questions of instructional design, level of content presentation, consistency of content, and other editorial … Continue reading Local Opportunity: Copy Editor Wanted

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

Listen Festival: Performance Poets

April 25 at 7pm in the Pine Room at Paul Smith’s College April 26 at 7pm in S-19 at North Country Community College Presented by Adirondack Center for Writing & Planned Parenthood of North Country NY. Larger than life performance poets Mahogany L. Browne, Carlos Andrés Goméz, Jon Sands, and Sofía Snow will perform their … Continue reading Listen Festival: Performance Poets

#PoemVillage hits Saranac Lake on April 2!

POEMVILLAGE. Open mic night, poetry performances, pub crawls & more! All events are free and open to the public. PoemVillage Begins. April 2. Poems posted in downtown windows in Saranac Lake. Pocket Poetry. April 14. Hunt for poems across town! All poems are printed on postcards and scattered across the village. Will you find a poem … Continue reading #PoemVillage hits Saranac Lake on April 2!

ACW receives grant for “your words are worth it” project from International Paper

Saranac Lake, NY 3/21/2018 -- The Adirondack Center for Writing is pleased to announce that it has received $3,000 from the International Paper Foundation Grant. This grant has been given to help ACW purchase journals for every student at upcoming programs including the Listen Festival in April, Pop Up Poet performance and writing workshops throughout … Continue reading ACW receives grant for “your words are worth it” project from International Paper

Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History by Sally Svenson now available

Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History by Sally Svenson With an Afterword by Alice Paden Green Syracuse University Press Traces the extensive but little-known history of blacks in the Adirondacks. "Svenson’s work is filled with thought-provoking and evocative stories of African Americans in the Adirondacks. The book’s restoration of their memory is a significant feat. … Continue reading Blacks in the Adirondacks: A History by Sally Svenson now available