November Women Writers’ Conference Update, Conway

The Women Writers’ Conference, Conway, will be a virtual conference this year. Conference organizers are currently evaluating panel proposals and putting together an exciting online conference that maintains the collaborative environment of an in-person event. See the website for further details and sign-up for newsletter.

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“Built for a Lifetime” in the July Ocotillo Review

The Kallisto Gaia Press (Austin, Texas) publishes Nancy Hartney’s short story, “Built for a Lifetime,” a tale of unexpected of kindness between a Mexican saddle maker and a young soldier, in the July Ocotillo Review. Hartney has published two collections of short stories, Washed in the Water and If the Creek Don’t Rise available […]

Libraries Around the State Enjoy a Partial Reopening

Of all the things missed most during the stay-at-home shutdown, it’s been the library. Virtual services were available 24/7 but use of print materials and in-person programs were closed during February, March, and April. With the arrival of May, and the pandemic cresting in Arkansas, libraries have begun a slow, cautious re-opening from Syd McMath […]

 

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Fayetteville Public Library

West Fork Library

Springdale Public Library

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Dickson Street Writers Guild New Location

With the lamented closing of Nightbird Books, the Dickson Street Writers has acquired a new meeting place.

Dickson Street Writers Critique group now meets weekly on Mondays at 1:30 pm, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2925 N. Old Missouri Road, Fayetteville, AR.

This open critique group offers verbal and written feedback on no more […]

Books in Bloom Eureka Springs Says Save the Date

Sunday, May 19, 2019, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 P.M. at the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, for Books in Bloom. The Carroll and Madison Public Library Foundation welcomes readers and writers for this annual festival come rain or shine. Free to the public. Stay tuned for featured authors and […]

True Lit Season Six in Fayetteville (Arkansas) October 28-November 4

The 2018 True Lit Festival takes place at various venues in Fayetteville from October 28-November 4 featuring authors Kwame Alexander and Gordon Korman.

Gordon Korman speaks October 28 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fayetteville Public Library and will also teach a writing workshop, “Crafting the Adventure Scene.” There is no fee for the workshop […]

Ozark Writers League August 2018 Meeting Branson, MO

OWL members and guests focus on “Author Power, Pitches, and Promotion” at the August 18 meeting in Branson, Missouri’s Honeysuckle Inn. A full lineup of speakers, publishers, and agents offer individual pitch sessions, craft presentations, and how-to experiences on Saturday. For more information and details check out https://www.ozarkswritersleague.com/

The latest OWL Hoot news and […]

Arkansas Writers Conference 2018 in Little Rock

The Arkansas Branch of the National League of American Pen Women presents the 2018 Conference in North Little Rock June 1. Tamara Clymer of Cross River Media Publishing is the Saturday morning speaker with “Finding Your Target Audience” from a publishing viewpoint. For the afternoon, author Penni Jones offers her writerly perspective on “Finding […]

Ozarks Writers League November 2017 Missouri Conference

November 17-19, 2017 Ozarks Writers League Conference meets at the Honeysuckle Inn & Conference Center Branson, Missouri (www.OzarksWritersLeague.com) with a theme of Putting the Creative in Your Writing.

Conference begins Friday Night 7:00 – 8:30 with the Annual Writing Contest Awards Banquet. Purchase your banquet tickets at website www.ozarkswritersleague.com.

On Saturday, the conference continues […]