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Writers’ Guild of Arkansas

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 State Poetry Societies, and Charlotte Renk, winner of the Blue Horse Press national competition for her third book, The Tenderest Heart Hears.

Registration for all three days is $35.00. Cost of the banquet is $18.00.Participants may register by phoning Best Western Inn of the Ozarks, 479-253-9768.

Also of interest to poets in NW Arkansas is a new entry in our directory of writers’ groups: Poets Northwest. PNW is a group for writers interested in learning to write and publish poetry. It meets monthly at Springdale Public Library. Contact Kate Lacy (479-442-8028) for details.

Maeve Maddox writes about popular culture, English usage, and education. Her most recent books are WORD RAGE, a guide to peaceful coexistence as American English-speakers, and THE FABERGE FLUTE, a cozy mystery set in 1980s London.

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