Adirondack Writers Conference

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

Finding True North by Fran Yardley Book Launch Party

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

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

Spring Writes Literary Festival comes to Ithaca

Spring Writes Literary Festival! Thursday, May 3 to May 6 The Community Arts Partnership's Spring Writes Literary Festival: 47 events, 120 regional writers, 10 locations, 4 days in downtown Ithaca! 43 of 47 events are free. There are group readings, workshops for established writers and the word loving public, discussion panels on great subjects, music … Continue reading Spring Writes Literary Festival comes to Ithaca

NYS Summer Young Writers Institute wants high school applicants

NYS Summer Young Writers Institute June 24– July 6, 2018 The New York State Summer Young Writers Institute will be held at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York from June 24 to July 6, 2018. Participants in the Summer Young Writers Institute receive instruction in poetry, fiction, and dramatic writing (screenwriting, playwriting, and dramatic monologue) and … Continue reading NYS Summer Young Writers Institute wants high school applicants

Northshire Bookstore Announces The Open Mind Scholarship

The Open Mind Scholarship honors the diversity of thought, feelings, information and perspectives found in books, as well as the power of books to change people's lives. Each year Northshire Bookstore will award two college-bound high school seniors, one from New York and one from Vermont, $1,000 to help pay for college. To enter the … Continue reading Northshire Bookstore Announces The Open Mind Scholarship