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 […]

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 […]

Mike Sledge Joins Writers’ Directory

Mike Sledge

Mike Sledge of Russellville is the newest addition to the Arkansas Writers Directory. Author of Soldier Dead: How We Recover, Identify, Bury, and Honor Our Military Fallen (Columbia University Press), Mike’s preferred genre is speculative fiction.

Check out his website.

By subscribing to ArkansasWriters.com, writers resident in Arkansas and adjoining states receive […]

Ozarks Writers League Plans for 2019

 

At their annual membership meeting in November, the Ozarks Writers League (OWL) set tentative dates for two conferences in 2019: April 26-27 and September 20-21 in Branson, Missouri.

OWL officers announced for 2019 are Margarite Stever, president; Diana West, vice-president; Russell Gayer, treasurer, and Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, secretary.

A change in by-laws introduced flexibility […]

Poets Northwest Meets October 20, 2018 at Springdale Library

Poets Northwest will meet Saturday, October 20 in the Shiloh Room at the Springdale Library from 1-3 p.m.

Drop-in Poets and Writers are welcome. No Experience Required.

 

 

Southern Comfort with Nancy Hartney

Nancy Hartney, Southern writer par excellence.

If you don’t yet know this Southern writer, you can get a taste of her inimitable style by reading her credentials and three poems in the current edition of Dead Mule Poems.

So far, Hartney has also published two collections of short stories set in the South: Washed […]

Gayer Publishes Another Volume of Wacky Humor

Arkansas writer Russell Gayer is busy marketing his second collection of comical short stories, One Idiot Short of a Village.

Russell Gayer reading from _One Idiot Short of a Village_at the Fayetteville Library, May 20, 2018

According to the story that gives the collection its title, “Every village must have an idiot.” When the […]

Nancy Hartney Adds Poetry to Her Portfolio

Already known for her deft hand with the short story, Arkansas author Nancy Hartney has added published poet to her credentials. […]

M H Collins, Mentor and Blogger

Marilyn H. Collins

Arkansas writer Marilyn H. Collins is perhaps best known for her writing guides and hands-on writing workshops.

Collins has presented workshops and lectures on all the topics covered by her guides, which include Memoir Writing Guide, You Can Write a Book About Your Family, Market Yourself, Market Your Book, The Art […]

Updating the ArkansasWriters Directory

Free listings for Subscribers in Arkansas and adjacent states. Both individual and group listings for writers.

The Directory for both Groups and Writers has been updated. Two groups have been deleted because of outdated contact information. Several individual writers have also been deleted.

If you have been listed in the Directory in the past, […]