March “Poetluck” in Eureka Springs Hosted by Molly Scroges

The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow (WCDH) is proud to showcase Eureka Springs’ literary talent at the March Poetluck on Thursday, March 19, at 6:30 pm, at 515 Spring Street. Two Eureka Springs authors, Dr. Kathy Martone and Cheryl King, will be the featured readers, and Poetluck will be emceed by guest host, Molly Scroges.

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2020 Nimrod Literary Awards Open for Submissions

The 2020 Nimrod Literary Awards, The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction and the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, are now open, with a deadline of April 1. The Awards offer first prizes of $2,000 and publication and second prizes of $1,000 and publication, together with a trip to Tulsa to take part in the […]

Writing about Religion at Dairy Hollow March 15, 2020

The topic of religion and its importance in and to current affairs have finally been recognized by the news media.

Writing about religion, however, can present certain landmines.

The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow is presenting a workshop instructed by Ruth Nasrullah that will explore how to do what scholar and writer Peter Manseau calls […]

What Word Do You Think Is Important?

For an entry fee of $10, you can enter the Single Word contest sponsored by the Sunspot Literary Journal. The entry deadline is March 31, 2020.

Sunspot produces both digital and print editions. Their digital-only quarterly editions are free to subscribers of Sunspot’s newsletter and visitors to the website.

Submit the single word (in any […]

Deadline Reminder 2020 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

February 21 is the deadline for the 2020 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. The contest is open to independently published books with a 2018, 2019, or 2020 copyright date.

All Finalists and Winners will be notified by late May, 2020

BLACK & KIDDO Keeps Racking Up the Awards!

Brenda Black’s family biography, Black & Kiddo, A True Story of Dust, Determination, and Cowboy Dreams has been named as a finalist in the annual Sarton Women’s Book Awards.

The Sarton Women’s Book Awards™ are sponsored by the Story Circle Network, an international nonprofit association of women writers. Awards are presented annually in four categories.

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Get Ready for 2020 OWFI Writing Contest

Attention Writers! Now is the time to prepare your entries for the 2020 OWFI Writing Contest.

The 2020 OWFI (Oklahoma Writers’ Federation Inc.) Conference is set for Friday and Saturday, May 2 and May 2 at the Embassy Suites on South Meridian Avenue in Oklahoma City.

The contest entry window is […]

Arkansas County Writers Circle Website

Phil Slattery, who is in the process of forming the Arkansas County Writers Circle, has created a website to alert members to events and updates to offer articles about writing, marketing and publicizing one’s own writing. In addition, the site will offer publication to articles, short stories, and poetry submitted by members and others.

The […]

Raymona Anderson Book Launch

Arkansas writer Raymona Anderson’s second novel to be published by the Wild Rose Press got off to an enthusiastic start on Saturday, November 23 at the Living Waters Methodist Church in Centerton.

The novel, Bitter Pills and Deadly Potions, is set against the national soul-searching that followed the Kennedy assassination in 1963. The protagonist, […]

Educational Publisher Looking for Writers

A publisher of elementary learning materials, K5Learning, is looking for writers to contribute short fiction and nonfiction texts of from 300 to 1,000 words for elementary-age children. The stories are for a series of levelled readers.

Writers will be expected to bring flawless grammar and attention to detail to their work. Experience or an interest […]