Catch the Spirit. Share It!

Art by Susan Murphy; all art on this site by CNY Branch artists

September 22, 2019

On a beautiful, late summer afternoon, CNY Branch President and two past-presidents gave a reading in tribute to the late Pearl Newton Rook on Saturday, September 21st at the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society Museum in Newark, NY. 

Immediate past-president Marcy Gardner...

August 16, 2019

Janine DeBaise's book of poetry 

will be published by The Main Street Rag in January, 2020. Advance sale has started with a discount price of $9.00. Contact: Main Street Rag, PO Box 690100, Charlotte, NC 28227-7001. Here is a link:

August 16, 2019

Rose Mary Luke has been very busy with setting up a tour to promote her new book.  She reports that sales have been great, to date.  Her book will be available in Barnes and Noble stores starting September here in Dewitt and throughout the country later in the fall. Se...

August 16, 2019

Joan Applebaum had a busy summer in the North Country teaching and selling artwork. 

She had two images selected for publication in Lun’Allure: to the Moon and More, an anthology celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11. Her image “Night Flight” was selected for th...

August 5, 2019

Katie Turner's art has been juried into the Central New York Watercolor Society Fall Show.  CNYWS at Kirkland Art Center (9 1/2 Park Row, Clinton, NY). Show runs 8/29/19-9/27/19.  Free reception 9/8/19, 3-5 p.m.  

July 29, 2019

Janet Fagal's poem "Beach Life" is featured in the Summer 2019 issue of Pen Woman magazine. The autobiographical poem was inspired by a painting at found at the Made in New York exhibition in the Schweinfurth Art Gallery in Auburn, New York. 

The lovely poem brings read...

July 25, 2019

CNY Branch Pen Women make up a good portion of a beautiful new anthology on the subject of the moon and moon landing. A total of twenty-six artists and writers from around the country contributed to this extraordinary anthology.

The gorgeous watercolor cover of Lun'Allu...

July 24, 2019

Nancy Dafoe's poem "Ekphrastic  Apogee" was recently named one of four finalists in the first contest of the journal River Heron Review. Her poem will appear in the August 2019 issue of the literary review with the other finalists.

"Ekphrastic Apogee" was inspired by th...

July 24, 2019

This summer has seen Rachael Ikins interviewed here and abroad. Not only has her book Eating the Sun launched, but multiple anthologies, to which  she was asked to contribute, will also debut, on topics from dogs loved and lost to feminist, survivor, and ecological the...

July 20, 2019

 Photos in the gallery from the Schweinfurth reading show Rachael Ikins, Karen Hempson, Judith McGinn, Janet Fagal with the artist who inspired her poem, and Sheila M. Byrnes. 

Central New York Branch menbers of the NLAPW created ekphrasitic responses to the "Made in Ne...

Please reload

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black Pinterest Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon
Please reload


June 15, 2017

Please reload

Please reload

Places to submit


CNY Branch of NLAPW

  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
  • White Pinterest Icon
  • White Instagram Icon

© 2017 by Nancy Dafoe

Proudly created with