WELCOME TO BOARDINGHOUSE NORTH A place for artists, thinkers, creators, and people who want to step away from daily distractions. Interesting things happen in boardinghouses, there’s serendipity in the situation. A writer doing a final edit; a composer working at the piano; a jewelry-maker refining designs; or any guest just sitting on a porch daydreaming … Continue reading New boardinghouse open for artists, writers, and creatives
Each year Black Lawrence Press will award The Big Moose Prize for an unpublished novel. The prize is open to new, emerging, and established writers. The winner of this contest will receive book publication, a $1,000 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Prizes will be awarded on publication. The Big Moose Prize is … Continue reading Black Lawrence Press seeking unpublished novels for Big Moose Prize
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!
Wild Seeds Writers Retreat Presents an Evening with Patricia Spears Jones and Tony Medina Friday, July 19, 2019 7 PM – 9 PM SUNY Plattsburgh, Angell College Center [SUNY Plattsburgh, the Angell College Center, in the Alumni Conference Room, 38 Rugar Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901] The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, in … Continue reading Wild Seeds Writers Retreat Presents Patricia Spears Jones and Tony Medina
The event for all your publishing wonderings, needs, and dreams. Talks with literary agents and editors, and panel discussions with experts. Connect with local literary presses, magazines, libraries, bookstores. Personalized manuscript critiques with agents and editors full of expertise and hunting for the next great book. Keynote speaker: Joseph Bruchac, highly acclaimed children’s book author, … Continue reading Adirondack Writers Conference
Women of Mass Dissemination: Marilyn McCabe, Mary Sanders Shartle, Kathleen McCoy, Elaine Handley, Nancy White, and Lale Davidson What could be more fun than a glass of beer or wine and a six-writer, one-hour reading of original poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and collaborations? If you’re at a loss, note that the six award-winning writers Women of … Continue reading Six Writers at a Pub
An open call for participants in a beta reader group from one of our members, Larry Loebell: Perhaps, like me, you are finishing a collection of short stories or a novel. You have workshopped your story and rewritten it several times, and now it feels like it is on the verge of being publication … Continue reading Call for Beta Readers Group
In September, the LPCA will partner with the New York Foundation for the Arts and the New York State Council for the Arts to present an Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp. This four-day boot camp is a hands-on intensive workshop to help artists think of themselves as a small business. There are sessions on marketing, … Continue reading Calling all artists!
Finding True North A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks Fran Yardley The Adirondack Artists Guild will host a book launch party from 5-7 pm on Friday, July 13, for Fran Yardley’s book, Finding True North: A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks, published by Excelsior Editions, an imprint of State … Continue reading Finding True North by Fran Yardley Book Launch Party