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”

Meet the new resident writers!

We are thrilled to announce the selected writers for the 2019 Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency! Through a competitive selection process, this group of resident writers was picked out of 110 applications from talented writers all over the globe. Read more about each writer and their work below.  About. Every year our Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency provides … Continue reading Meet the new resident writers!

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is seeking submissions

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is seeking submissions of original Fiction, Short Fiction, Poetry, and One-Act plays for our 2019-2020 Writing Contest. This contest is open to U.S. and international submissions.  Prizes awarded for the winning submission, as well as for the top finalists in each category. Please distribute this information to your members … Continue reading Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is seeking submissions

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

New book of poetry released from David Graham

Praise for The Honey of Earth How can I—or anyone—not adore David Graham’s new collection? The tone throughout is hospitable, wry, and affirming even while acknowledging that loss and suffering are ever present. The honey of earth “comes and goes at once,” Wallace Stevens wrote, and these poems embody that paradox in vivid detail and compelling … Continue reading New book of poetry released from David Graham

Beat & Verse Open Mic

An open mic for the writing crowd. Got poems? Stories? Songs? Essays? Some blurb on a page that might be something more one day? We want it all! $5 suggested donation. Hosted by: Adirondack Center for Writing Meet over tea and snacks at Forever Wild Apothecary, 2669 Main Street in Lake Placid. Wednesday, November 27th at … Continue reading Beat & Verse Open Mic

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 October 4-18, 2020 The Adirondack Center for Writing offers a two-week residency annually in October to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at a lodge on Twitchell Lake in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. Six writers … Continue reading Applications open for the Anne LaBastille Memorial Writers Residency