ℂ indicates a conference listing
Ψ indicates a workshop
April 6, 2017
Southern Expression, an evening with poet Ralph Adamo, Fayetteville Public Library, 6 p.m.
April 27-30, 2017
ℂ Arkansas Literary Festival, Little Rock, Arkansas.
May 4—May 6, 2017
ℂ Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc. (OWFI) Conference), Embassy Suites, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. SCHEDULE.
May 5—6, 2017
ℂ DFW Writers Conference, Sheraton Hotel, 400 N. Olive Street, Dallas, Texas.
May 5-7, 2017
ℂ Missouri Writers Guild Conference, Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia, Missouri.
May 17, 2017
Ψ Ponies, Parentage and Promise: Writing the American Western from a Souther Skyline, Fayetteville Public Library, Henry Board Room, presented by Thomas Eaton at 4 p.m. Free workshop; registration required. Registration begins May 1.
May 19—20, 2017
ℂ Ozarks Writers League Conference, Honeysuckle Inn, Branson, Missouri.
July 22, 2017
Ψ New Flesh for Old Monsters, Fayetteville Public Library, Henry Board Room, 1—3 p.m., featuring Brad Carter. Free, with registration.
August 24—27, 2017
ℂ Killer Nashville International Writers Conference, Embassy Suites South/Cool Springs, Nashville, Tennessee.
September 15—16, 2017
ℂ Kentucky Women Writers Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington.
October 22—28, 2017
ℂ True Lit: Fayetteville Literary Festival, Fayetteville Public Library. Check back for details and website link.
November 3-4, 2017
ℂ C. D. Women Writers Conference sponsored by the University of Central Arkansas (Conway). Keynote speaker: Tayari Jones. The conference presents a book fair, craft talks, information on publishing and editing, critique service, readings, and more.
November 10, 2017
7th Annual Kentucky Book Fair Kids Day, Friday. Registration required; more information available in August, 2017.
November 11, 2017
36th Annual Kentucky Book Fair, Frankfort Convention Center.