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Washed in the Water Wins Double Award

Washed in the Water: Tales from the South by Nancy Hartney won the coveted Best Book of the Year Fiction and the President’s Award from Ozarks Writers League during their November 2014 conference.

“I appreciate the judges and OWL officers for honoring me with these two awards,” said Hartney.

Washed in the Water is a collection of short [...]

Fayetteville Public Library, KUAF Radio, and TheatreSquared Present the Author Series at Library

Join the Fayetteville Public Library for a live taping of Ozarks-at-Large on Wednesday, June 11 at 6:00pm with host Kyle Kellams. Kellams interviews  nationally acclaimed playwright Karen Zacarias about her newest work, Just Like Us, slated for its first public performance at TheatreSquared’s 2014 Arkansas New Play Festival.

Based on Helen Thorpe’s bestselling book, this new play follows [...]

Thirty-five Authors at Kimberling Area Library

Authors Book signing Day at Kimberling Area Library, Missouri is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014, 9:00 am to 2:00pm with a full slate of 35 authors and writers from the Ozark environs. Two featured speakers, western writer Dusty Richards and historian Tom Koob, each take the podium for a 25-minute presentation.  Eight other authors [...]

Missing Links

Thanks to the feedback of one of our readers, I have discovered that my Editor contact links were not working or working inadequately. That fact may explain why I don’t receive as many submissions as I would like.

I’ve corrected the situation. Just send your information to MaeveMaddox-at-gmail.com/. (I put “-at-” instead of the usual symbol [...]

Kathryn Hake Fills In for Judge Gunn

Judge Gunn was unfortunately too ill to attend the Whodunits meeting on May 1, but she sent a worthy subsitute in her law clerk, attorney Kathryn Hake.

Hake’s description [...]