An open mic for the writing crowd. Got poems? Stories? Songs? We want it all! Rotating local hosts will read your work if you’re not ready yet. $5 suggested donation. Adirondack Center for Writing + Bliss & Vinegar. Last Monday of every month. Date change: December 10th 7pm @ Bliss & Vinegar Lake Placid
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
We are thrilled to announce this year's selected residents for the Anne LaBastille Writers Residency, taking place in the first two weeks of October at the Lodge at Twitchell Lake. Join us for a reading with the residents from their current projects on October 13 at 2pm. The event is free and open to the public. … Continue reading Announcing the 2018 Anne LaBastille Selected Residents
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
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Indoor and outdoor writing spaces, family-style meals, and fireside discussions at a lakeside lodge in the Adirondacks from October 6-20, 2018. About The Adirondack Center for Writing offers a two-week residency from October 6 to October 20, 2018 to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at a lodge on Twitchell Lake in the heart of the … Continue reading Applications open for the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency
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
ACW offers online writing classes for students of all experience, backgrounds, and genres. We're excited to announce our upcoming classes for the winter: [January 15 – February 19, 2018] Course #1: The Promise of a Good Story: Writing Middle Grade and Young Adult Novels Teacher. Chris Tebbetts [Bio] Register. [Student Registration] Class Description. What makes a good story? … Continue reading Online writing classes are coming up!
Wired in the Wild Even in the Adirondacks, big data is watching you by Jeanna Matthews One of the reasons I love the Adirondacks is the invitation to escape technology. This place reminds me of essential truths: It is good to be personally prepared, to know where I am going. I am responsible for the … Continue reading Wired in the Wild by Jeanna Matthews