Poetry and Pitchers (of Suds) Happy Hour

Poetry Happy Hour with Bill McCloud at Gotahold Brewing, April 8th, 5:30 p.m. Gotahold Brewing has chosen the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow (WCDH) as their #TipsforTransformation benefactor during the month of April, National Poetry Month. Poetry Happy Hours will be held at 5:30 pm CDT every Thursday in April in the beer garden at Gotahold. The… Continue reading Poetry and Pitchers (of Suds) Happy Hour

No Payment, but an Interesting, Ambitious Writing Project

Southern writer and teacher Foster Dickson, who lives in Montgomery, Alabama, is seeking submissions for a writing project that could be of interest to Arkansas writers. The project is an online anthology called level:deepsouth. The theme is “growing up Generation X in the Deep South during the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s.” According to the general… Continue reading No Payment, but an Interesting, Ambitious Writing Project

Alas! Books in Bloom No More

We didn’t know it at the time, but the 14th Books in Bloom Literary Festival held in 2019 was the last. When the 15th Books in Bloom Literary Festival set for May 2020 was cancelled owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, its sponsors had a year to think about what should happen in 2021. The festival… Continue reading Alas! Books in Bloom No More

If You Walk Long Enough Release Scheduled February 24, 2021

Returning from Vietnam War to the family’s Carolina tobacco farm in 1970, two Marines find a place that isn’t home anymore. Surrounded by political upheaval, southern prejudices, violence, and soul-deep loss and moral fatigue, they must grapple with reconciliation, love–and letting go. It’s a story about survival, love, and … the ghosts that follow them.… Continue reading If You Walk Long Enough Release Scheduled February 24, 2021

Deadlines for Indie Awards, Nimrod, and Austin Film, 2021

Here is a line-up of contests and award competitions with deadlines in February, April, and May. Next Generation Indie Book Awards—Deadline: February 12, 2021 The Next Generation Indie Book Awards program is still accepting entries written in English and released in 2019, 2020,or 2021. The awards are presented by the Independent Book Publishing Professional Group. All… Continue reading Deadlines for Indie Awards, Nimrod, and Austin Film, 2021

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Maeve Maddox Publishes Cozy Mystery with The Wild Rose Press

Today, January 27, 2021, is The Wild Rose Press‘s publication day for The Fabergé Flute, a cozy mystery by Arkansas author Maeve Maddox. Set in 1985 England, the story takes frustrated English teacher Sallie Dunbar from fictional DeSoto Springs, Arkansas to a Thanksgiving-week music conference in London’s West End. Anglophile and amateur flutist, Sallie becomes… Continue reading Maeve Maddox Publishes Cozy Mystery with The Wild Rose Press

Getting Away with an Open Mouth Residency

Need a place to write? Need an interdependent  link to the writing community? Need a creative boost?  The Open Mouth Residency is your answer. A residency that aims to provide support and space for creative writers without prior institutional support. Open Mouth is a non-profit organization that was started in October of 2015 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.… Continue reading Getting Away with an Open Mouth Residency

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Some Lucky Writer with Young Children Will Win Time To Write at Dairy Hollow

For writers who are also parents of young children, finding time to write can a daunting challenge. In an effort to help such writers find some undisturbed writing time, the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow is offering the My Time Fellowship, funded by the Sustainable Arts Foundation. Writers who are parents of dependent children under… Continue reading Some Lucky Writer with Young Children Will Win Time To Write at Dairy Hollow

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