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Nightbird Speakers October 19 and 20, 2018

WHISPERING IN THE DAYLIGHT: The Children of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries and Their Journey to Freedom, by Debby Schriver.

Debby Schriver will be at Nightbird Books on October 19 at at 7 pm to present her book, Whispering in the Daylight: The Children of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries and Their Journey to Freedom.

Whispering in the Daylight takes readers on a vivid journey of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries, beginning in 1969 with a bus ride from the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue to the church properties in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

OTHERED, debut poetry collection by Randi M. Romo.

Randi M. Romo, author of debut poetry collection Othered, will be the featured speaker at a poetry reading on Saturday, October 20 at 7 pm. She will be joined by Brody Parrish Craig, Maximilliano Calabotta, Noelia Young, and Jane Blunschi.

Nightbird Books is located at 205 W. Dickson Street in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Poets Northwest Meets October 20, 2018 at Springdale Library

Poets Northwest will meet Saturday, October 20 in the Shiloh Room at the Springdale Library from 1-3 p.m.

Drop-in Poets and Writers are welcome. No Experience Required.

 

 

True Lit Season Six in Fayetteville (Arkansas) October 28-November 4

The 2018 True Lit Festival takes place at various venues in Fayetteville from October 28-November 4 featuring authors Kwame Alexander and Gordon Korman.

Gordon Korman speaks October 28 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fayetteville Public Library and will also teach a writing workshop, “Crafting the Adventure Scene.” There is no fee for the workshop […]

2018 Red Sneakers Conference Contest Winners

Arkansas writers Nancy Hartney and Maeve Maddox ranked among the winners of the 2018 Red Sneakers Conference writing contest.

Maeve Maddox

Maeve Maddox took First Place in the Flash Fiction category with a Christmas story named “Priorities.”

Nancy Hartney’s submissions earned recognition in

Nancy Hartney

Fiction and Flash Fiction.

Held in Oklahoma City, […]

Louisiana Writers’ Conference October 13, 2018

The Bayou Writers Group is sponsoring a one-day conference called “A Bridge to Publication Writing” on Saturday, October 13, 2018 in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Featured speakers are L. Diane Wolfe, John M. Floyd, Gina Ardito, Michael Bracken, and Jerica Guillory. They will speak on marketing, short story writing, editing, copywriting, and writing for children.

For […]

2018 Kauai Writers Conference

Arkansas writers with the leisure and the loot will be interested in the 2018 Kauai Writers Conference scheduled for November 9-11 at the Marriott Hotel in Kauai, Hawaii.

Names on the faculty include Jane Smiley, Garth Stein, and Scott Turow.

Numbering among the literary agents and editors scheduled to be present are Molly Friedrich, Alia […]

Ozark Writers League August 2018 Meeting Branson, MO

OWL members and guests focus on “Author Power, Pitches, and Promotion” at the August 18 meeting in Branson, Missouri’s Honeysuckle Inn. A full lineup of speakers, publishers, and agents offer individual pitch sessions, craft presentations, and how-to experiences on Saturday. For more information and details check out https://www.ozarkswritersleague.com/

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Mooty on Dyess 12 August 2018 at Faylib

Kyle Mooty

Kyle Mooty will be the featured speaker at the Fayetteville Library Sunday, 12 August 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Walker Community Room.

Mooty will read from his new book, New Set of Downs: How Johnny Dyess Fought off His Greatest Would-Be Tackler and Returned to Winning Ways.

Mooty’s book […]

Mississippi Writers Retreat October 2018

Writer at the Homestead Center. Time to write is included in the Writers Retreat.

Writers looking for a few days free from the interruptions of day-to-day living may want to attend the four-day Writers’ Weekend Retreat in Mississippi October 18—October 21, 2018.

Location of the retreat is the Homestead Education Center, Starkville, Mississippi.

Published […]

Southern Comfort with Nancy Hartney

Nancy Hartney, Southern writer par excellence.

If you don’t yet know this Southern writer, you can get a taste of her inimitable style by reading her credentials and three poems in the current edition of Dead Mule Poems.

So far, Hartney has also published two collections of short stories set in the South: Washed […]