This month the Adirondack Center for Writing (ACW) moved to Main Street in downtown Saranac Lake. ACW’s new office is above the Artist Guild with a doorway in the parking lot bordering Nori’s Village Market.
ACW had been housed at Paul Smith’s College, for the past thirteen years. ACW still plans to work with Paul Smith’s to bring a major author every year and also plans to continue to work with Paul Smith’s staff to bring in performance poets every year. This year that event will be held November 15th.
According to a statement issued to the media, “A central element of the Adirondack Center for Writing’s mission is to present programs throughout the Adirondacks. Our new location in Saranac Lake will not change that. It is very important to us as an organization to reach audiences living all over the region. Our programs take place everywhere from Saratoga Springs and Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga and Old Forge. We take great pains to reach every corner, and to forge partnerships with different organizations, libraries, and institutions as we offer the best programs for readers and writers in the Adirondacks.”
The Adirondack Center for Writing is an independent non-profit, 501(c)3 organization dedicated to promoting literature and providing educational opportunities and support to both aspiring and established writers in the Adirondack region. ACW provides workshops, conferences, and readings throughout the year in locations all around the Adirondack Park. The Adirondack Center for Writing which is supported by membership and public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.
Photo: Nathalie Thill, ACW Executive Director in the window of her new office in downtown Saranac Lake (provided).