ArkansasWriters Invites Guest Posts

ArkansasWriters subscribers are invited to share what they’ve learned about marketing and self-promotion. […]

Bud Steed Talks About Hauntings November 11

Bud Steed, researcher of the paranormal

Bud Steed, author, researcher, paranormal investigator and explorer of strange and lost legends, will talk about his new book, Haunted Northwest Arkansas, at Nightbird Books on Saturday, November 11, from 3-5 pm.

Most folks who live in Northwest Arkansas have heard tales of what Nancy Hartney calls “haints” […]

FayLib November Closings

The Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W Mountain St, Fayetteville, AR, 72701

The Fayetteville Public Library will be closed Friday, November 10 for an in-service day.

Additionally, the library will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 22 and will be closed all day Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving.

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Calling All Arkansas Writers of Fiction!

Arkansas is the chosen state for the Maureen Egen Writers Award competition for 2018. The competition is sponsored by Poets&Writers Magazine.

This is an incredible opportunity for the state’s fiction-writing community, so get your skates on. The January 8, 2018 deadline will be here before you know it.

Guidelines: Fiction manuscripts should not exceed 25 […]

What To Expect at TrueLit 2017

Make plans to attend the 2017 TrueLit literary festival at Fayetteville Public Library, October 22-29. […]

Calling All Arkansas Poets

Arkansas is the chosen state for the Maureen Egen Writers Award competition for 2018. The competition is sponsored by Poets&Writers Magazine.

This is an incredible opportunity for the state’s poetry-writing community, so get your skates on. The January 8, 2018 deadline will be here before you know it.

Guidelines: Poetry manuscripts should not exceed ten […]

2017 Fearless Writing Workshop Sunday, October 8

Crescent Dragonwagon

Lake Writers & Poets present “An Afternoon with Crescent Dragonwagon: a fearless writing™ exploration” in Northwest Arkansas on October 8, 2017, at the Artist Retreat Center (ARC) in Bella Vista, Arkansas.

ARC, “where creativity comes to breathe”, is a beautiful, welcoming space, home to a variety of arts-related classes, courses, workshops, events, […]

Recovering from Web Trauma

For the past week, the Arkansas Writers site has been undergoing web trauma. In an effort to update, I moved this site and two others to a new server. Two of the sites made the move intact, but wouldn’t you know, this one got corrupted. A few of the most recent posts have been lost […]

WORD RAGE, a Bullying Intervention

WORD RAGE, a response to the negative comments about usage that so often disrupt discussion on social media. Maddox emphasizes the fact that English is a collection of dialects and that different contexts call for different usage. […]

Vallum Poetry Contest Extended to August 31, 2017

Poets who want to submit to the annual contest sponsored by Vallum have until August 31, 2017 to get in their entries.

Vallum is a contemporary poetry journal published biannually in Montreal. The magazine and contributors have won some of literature’s highest honors, including the Pulitzer Prize, Pushcart Prizes, the Griffin Poetry prize, the Governor […]