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

Announcing the 2018 Anne LaBastille Selected Residents

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

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

Applications open for the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency

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 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

Online writing classes are coming up!

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!