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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/

The latest OWL Hoot news and member accolades can be found at https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/95097b_6a79a911075f458fb6fbf28a86f4fd25.pdf

 

 

 

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 […]

Stephen Koch Concludes 2018 FPL Author Series July 7

Stephen Koch, author and host of Arkansongs on KUAF.

IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO THE LIBRARY ON JULY 7, YOU CAN WATCH THIS EVENT VIA THE LIBRARY’S LIVE STREAM SITE

The 2018 Fayetteville Public Library Summer Author Series will conclude on Saturday, July 7 at 2 pm with a presentation by author Stephen […]

26 June 2018 “We Wanna Boogie” at the Fayetteville Library at 6 p.m.

Marvin Schwartz

Marvin Schwartz, author of We Wanna Boogie: The Rockabilly Roots of Sonny Burgess and the Pacers will be in the Walker Community Room Please join us on June 26 at 6:00. The event is part of the Fayetteville Library Summer Author Series.

Schwartz’s story offers a portrait of a rock ‘n roll […]

Winners of the 2018 Maureen Egen Award

Back in the Fall of 2017, ArkansasWriters reported that Arkansas was chosen as the 2018 participating state for the 2018 Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award.

Now we can announce the winners: Joshua Idaszak for fiction and Anushah Jiwani for poetry.

Joshua Idaszak (left) and Anushah Jiwani (right) are the winners of the 2018 Writers […]

Vallum Poetry Competition Deadline July 15 2018

Vallum, a contemporary poetry journal published twice a year in Montreal, has announced the deadline for the 2018 Vallum Poetry Award: July 15, 2018.

First Prize is $750 and publication in Vallum.

Second Prize is $250 and publication in Vallum.

Liz Howard, winner of the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize will judge entries for the […]

Arkansas Writers Conference 2018 in Little Rock

The Arkansas Branch of the National League of American Pen Women presents the 2018 Conference in North Little Rock June 1. Tamara Clymer of Cross River Media Publishing is the Saturday morning speaker with “Finding Your Target Audience” from a publishing viewpoint. For the afternoon, author Penni Jones offers her writerly perspective on “Finding […]

Gayer Publishes Another Volume of Wacky Humor

Arkansas writer Russell Gayer is busy marketing his second collection of comical short stories, One Idiot Short of a Village.

Russell Gayer reading from _One Idiot Short of a Village_at the Fayetteville Library, May 20, 2018

According to the story that gives the collection its title, “Every village must have an idiot.” When the […]