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Writing family history – OLLI 2019

“Bring Family History to Life”
Learn to use family journals, letters, anecdotes, photographs, and all those boxes of memorabilia to bring your family history to life. Weave the humor, wisdom, life-long passions, and dreams to keep relevant the interconnecting people of each generation. Include the quirky sayings, jokes, and amazing stories so they don’t fade through time.

Instructor: Brenda Clem Black
Author: Black & Kiddo: A True Story of Dust, Determination, and Cowboy Dreams
Monday, April 15, 2019
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (UofA), 211 East Dickson St., Fayetteville, AR
479-575-4545 – Call for cost and information.

 

New Legal Thriller from William Bernhardt

Oklahoma author William Bernhardt, who has been focusing on writing guides for the past two years, has “gone back to his roots” with a new legal thriller and a new series.

The Last Chance Lawyer, scheduled for March 19 release, features Daniel Pike, who “would rather fight for justice than follow the rules.”

Bernhardt fans […]

Faylib Book Sale March 9-10, 2019

Fayetteville Public Library

The Friends of Fayetteville Public Library will host a book sale Saturday, March 9 from 9 a.m.–5 p.m and Sunday, March 10 from 1–5 p.m. in the library’s lobby. Book prices will be fifty cents for children’s and paperback books and A/V items, and one dollar for hardback books.

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Book by Civil War Re-enactor

CIVIL WAR REFLECTIONS by Vernon Dutton.

A mysterious time machine takes Sheldon Owen Wood on a sinister ride from the twenty-first century back to the Civil War, where something is enormously wrong. Everything is out of kilter. People who are supposed to be dead are alive. Armies that are supposed to be fighting don’t […]

Book Signing with Wide Appeal 23 February 2019

Kay Anderson Gay will be at the Fayetteville Town Center on the Fayetteville Square to sign books on SATURDAY, February 23, 2019 from 4:30—6:30 p.m.

Ten years ago, Kay received shattering news: she had Parkinson’s Disease. How she learned to deal with the diagnosis and the changes it brought to her life is the subject […]

2019 Nimrod Awards

Submissions to the 41st annual Nimrod Literary Awards must be postmarked April 30, 2019.

The awards are the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry and the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction. First prizes are $2,000 and publication. Second and prizes are $1,000 and publication, together with a trip to Tulsa to receive the awards and […]

OLLI Open House 23 January 2019

OLLI office is at 211 E. Dickson Street, Fayetteville AR.

Stop by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s office between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 23 to meet a few of the OLLI leaders and learn more about the spring selection of courses and upcoming events and socials.

Olli headquarters are located at 211 […]

OLLI Offers Classes for Writers 2019

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arkansas has published the 2019 catalog of courses, available online here.

Among the variety of courses on numerous topics are five designed especially for writers:

Bring Family History to Life—April 15, 2019 By Hand: Making Your Own Greeting Cards and Envelopes—June 5, 2019 Memoir with a […]

Books in Bloom Eureka Springs Says Save the Date

Sunday, May 19, 2019, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 P.M. at the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, for Books in Bloom. The Carroll and Madison Public Library Foundation welcomes readers and writers for this annual festival come rain or shine. Free to the public. Stay tuned for featured authors and […]

Poets Northwest Meet Saturday, January 5, 2019

A diamante poem.

The first meeting of Poets Northwest in the new year will take place on Saturday, January 5 in the Shiloh Room at the Springdale Library, from 1-3 pm.

All poets—veterans or beginners—are welcome to attend. The main challenge of the day is the Diamante Trio. The challenge is to create a […]