Writers Project Events


Admission free for all events.

Molly Bashaw - Wednesday, March 5, at 12:40 p.m. in the Visual Arts Gallery, Dearlove Hall.

Molly Bashaw grew up on small farms in Massachusetts, upstate New York, and Vermont. She studied at the Eastman School of Music before working for 12 years in Germany as a professional bass-trombonist. In 2012-13 she served as the George Bennett Fellow writer-in-residence at Phillips Exeter Academy. Her poetry has been awarded the Lynda Hull Memorial Prize, the River Styx International Poetry Prize, a scholarship at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and a Pushcart nomination.

Chris Locke - Wednesday, April 2, at 12:40 p.m. in the Visual Arts Gallery, Dearlove Hall. 

Christopher Locke is an award-winning poet, essayist, and playwright. His poems have appeared in numerous publications and on both National Public Radio and Ireland’s Radio One. He has five chapbooks of poetry and has received grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, New Hampshire Council on the Arts, and Fundacion Valparaiso (Spain). His first full-length collection of poems, End of American Magic, was released by Salmon Poetry in 2010. Waiting for Grace & Other Poems (Turning Point Books) and the memoir Can I Say (Kattywompus Press) are both new in 2013. He serves as a Nonfiction Editor for Slice magazine in Brooklyn and currently lives in Lake Placid.

Steven Huff - Wednesday, April 16, at 12:40 p.m. in the Visual Arts Gallery, Dearlove Hall.

Steven Huff is the author of two books of poems, More Daring Escapes (2008) and The Water We Came From (2003), and a book of stories, A Pig in Paris (2008). He is founding editor and publisher at Tiger Bark Press. His stories and poems have appeared in The Hudson Review, Ploughshares and many other periodicals. He teaches creative writing at the Solstice low-residency MFA program at Pine Manor College in Boston, and at the Writers & Books community literary center in Rochester, NY, where he also teaches Greek. From 2002 until 2009 he hosted a radio show, Fiction in Shorts, on Rochester’s public radio station WXXI.

Linda Urban - Monday, May 5, at 12 p.m. at SUNY Adirondack’s Wilton Center.

Linda Urban is the author of the award-winning middle grade novels A Crooked Kind of Perfect and Hound Dog True and the Children’s Choice picture book finalist Mouse Was Mad. Her most recent novel, The Center of Everything has received three starred reviews and was called “homey, funny, and Thornton Wilderish” by the New York Times.

For more information on these programs, please contact Dr. Stuart Bartow at 743.2200, extension 2601 or via email at bartows@sunyacc.edu.