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Poet Adamo Speaks at FayLib April 6

Poet Ralph Adamo

Poet Ralph Adamo will present a talk entitled Southern Expression at the Fayetteville Public Library on Thursday, April 6 at 6 p.m.

Adamo is the author of seven collections of poetry and is the recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts award for poetry and was the first-ever recipient of the Faulkner [...]

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 [...]

Marshall and McKinney Added to Directory

Two new writers and a writers’ group join the ArkansasWriters.com [...]

An Evening with Ann Patchett

Fayetteville Public Library is proud to welcome Ann Patchett as the 2017 Fulbright Author on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 7:00pm.

Ann Patchett is a celebrated author, a devoted reader and a champion of literary culture. She is the author of seven novels, The Patron Saint of Liars, Taft, The Magician’s Assistant, Bel Canto, Run, State [...]

Nimrod Writing Contest Deadline April 30, 2017

The postmark deadline for this year’s Nimrod literary awards is April 30, 2017.

The two awards are The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry and The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction.  First-prize for each award is $2,000 plus publication. Second-prize is $1,000 and publication.

One of the oldest “little” magazines in the country, Nimrod is dedicated to the [...]

FPL Second Sunday series with Nancy Hartney March 2017

Nancy Hartney is guest at the Second Sunday Local Author series in the Fayetteville Public Library Walker Room March 12, 2017 at 2:00pm. She writes about the Deep South where her roots dig into the piney woods and the sweat-soaked hardscrabble farms. Her second book, If the Creek Don’t Rise: Tales from the South follows [...]

Raymona Anderson and Historical Fiction Techniques Unwrapped at Fayetteville Public Library

HISTORICAL FICTION TECHNIQUES UNWRAPPED: A How-to Workshop for Writers with Raymona Marie Anderson on March 15 at 3:00pm, Ann Henry Board Room, Fayetteville Public Library. Registration is required.

Historical fiction is defined as a story set in the past. This workshop offers techniques for keeping the story and characters focused without overwhelming the reader with the [...]

FPL 2nd Sunday Local Author Series: Lana Campbell

Local author Lana Campbell present her novel Forever and a Night on Sunday, February 12 at 2:00 pm in the Fayetteville Public Library Walker Room.

This paranormal vampire romance with complex, multi-dimensional characters give multiple meanings to concepts like ‘eternal love’ and ‘happily ever after.’

Books will be available for purchase and signing following the presentation.

Theater Squared Artist Forum Presents Lisa D'Amour

KUAF’s Kyle Kellams in conversation with Lisa D’Amour that at the Fayetteville Public Library February 9 at 6:30p, will focus on the wide range of her playwriting work. Her work includes Detroit, her hugely original interdisciplinary work for which she nominated for Pultizer Prize, her eight-hour How to Build a Forest, and Milton, a [...]

University of Arkansas Press Author Showcase: Mohja Kahf

The University of Arkansas Press Author Showcase features Mohja Kahf, who will discuss Hagar Poems, on Sunday, February 5 at 2:00pm in the Fayetteville Public Library. The collection of poetry delves into a variety of figures of Near Eastern heritage, touching on a variety of themes both ancient and contemporary.

The central matter of this daring [...]