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What To Expect at TrueLit 2017

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

True Lit: Fayetteville's Literary Festival Arrives October 22-29

True Lit: Fayetteville’s Literary Festival will be held from October 22 – 29. Featuring a variety of author talks, writing workshops, readings and other literary events for a variety of age groups, the festival celebrates the written word in all its forms.

Featured speakers for this year’s festival include James Dashner, author of the Maze Runner […]

Writers Meet in Eureka Springs October 12-14, 2017

W. Michael and Kathleen Greer

The annual Ozark Creative Writers meet in Eureka Springs at the Inn of the Ozarks from noon October 12 through October 14. Anthropologists and authors Michael and Kathleen Greer keynote on Friday, October 13 in the morning with breakout sessions led by Johnny Boggs, Max McCoy, Linda Apple, Dusty Richards, […]

Ozarks Writers League Meets November 17-18, Branson, Missouri

The quarterly Ozarks Writers League conference, November 17-18, is greared toward education and current market information from agents, editors, and authors. Friday night, November 17, the open-mike reading and dinner with friends happens. Saturday, November 18 keynote speakers and results of the annual writing contests will be announced.

Meeting events take place at the Honeysuckle Inn […]

Ozarks Writers League Conference August 18-19 in Missouri

The Ozarks Writers League fall conference is planned in Branson, Missouri for August 18-19, 2017 at the Honeysuckle Inn. The conference begins the evening of August 18 with open-mike readings, dinner, and networking. August 19 is a full day of panel discussions, industry presentations, book tables/book sales, craft talks, and lunch.

Agent Gina Panettieri, […]

NFSPS Poetry Conference June 30—July 2, 2017, Fort Worth

For the first time in seven years, the National Federation of State Poetry Societies conference will be held in a southern city: Fort Worth, Texas: June 29-July 2, […]

Calling Nonfiction Writers

2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference, May 26 – 27, Point Park Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. Looks like a great conference for nonfiction writers and those who love to write for magazines (like I do). The keynote is “The State of the American Magazine” led by editors from Esquire, Harper’s, the NY Times Magazine, the New Yorker, […]

Write Western

Western Writers of America Annual Convention, June 21 – 24, Marriott Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO. Exciting that this conference is held so close to NWAR this year. Lots of time to explore the history of Kansas City including a tour of the Arabia Steamboat Museum and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Sessions of […]

Poetry Conference in Eureka, April 4-6, 2017

Arkansas poets still have time to register for the Lucidity Poetry Conference scheduled for April 4-6 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center.

Activities begin at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4 and will conclude Thursday evening with a final awards banquet.

Featured speakers will be Jim Barton, president of the National Federation of […]

UA Program in Creative Writing and Translation Distinguished Reader Claudia Rankine October 27

Thursday, October 27 at 7:00pm acclaimed author Claudia Rankine is the 2006 Distinguished Reader for the U of A Program in Creative Writing and Translation. She is best known for her book of poetry Citizen: An American Lyric. She lives in California and is the Aerol Arnold Chair in the University of Southern California English […]