Colson Whitehead Virtual Lecture November 12

Award Winning Author Colson Whitehead Appears Virtually in NW Arkansas

Crystal Bridges welcomes acclaimed author Colson Whitehead in this virtual lecture centered on his award winning novel, The Nickel Boys, an exploration of life under Jim Crow told from the perspective of two boys in one of the country’s most notorious juvenile correctional […]

Three Virtual Events for Writers and Readers

2020 Virtual Conference for Readers and Writers

Sponsor: Nimrod International Journal

Date: Currently underway. Closing date: November 18, 2020

Cost: All panel discussions, craft talks/workshops, readings, and Q&As are free and open to the public, but donations are requested. One-on-One Critique Sessions range in price from $15-$25.

Activities: virtual panel discussions, craft talks/writing workshops, Q&As, […]

Writers’ Colony Hosts a Virtual Poetluck Featuring Hannah Bae

The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow (WCDH) will host a virtual Poetluck on Thursday, June 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. WCDH has canceled public gatherings until further notice due to COVID-19. However, our virtual Poetluck continues to be an opportunity to hear local writers and writers from across the nation read their work.

Hannah […]

WCDH Offers a Virtual Poetluck for April 2020

The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow (WCDH) has countered the coronavirus by scheduling the April Poetluck as a virtual event.

On Thursday, April 16, local writers and Writers’ Colony alumni will read from a variety of verse and prose works. The event will begin at 6:30 pm.

Order will be chosen by random drawing. To […]

Writers’ Colony A Podcast Presence for Locked-down Authors

Back in December of 2019, Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow board member and author Charles Templeton launched the first Dairy Hollow podcast, “Write Now at the Writers’ Colony.” Since then, a total of seven thirty- to forty-minute podcasts on writing topics have been produced.

On March 30, 2020, prompted by the new locked-down life of […]

Authors Festival Application Deadline November 1 2019

The 2020 Authors Festival at Kimberling Area Library in Kimberling City, Missouri is scheduled for February 1, 2020.

The deadline to apply for speaking slots and tables is November 1, 2019. Applicants will be notified of acceptance in December.

Authors with books to sell can apply to speak at the event. A limited number of […]

Crawdads Author At Fayetteville Library July 20, 2019

Delia Owens, author of the best-selling novel Where the Crawdads Sing, will visit the Fayetteville Public Library for an interview with KUAF’s Kyle Kellams on July 20, 2019 at 2:30 pm. A book signing will follow the interview.

Where the Crawdads Sing is a mystery, a love story and a courtroom drama, but it is […]

Casimir Pulaski Topic of December 5, 2018 Talk in Little Rock

Casimir Pulaski, Polish-born hero of the American Revolution. Painting by Jan Styka (1858-1925)

Authors Mel and Joan Gordon, authors of a novel about General Casimir Pulaski, will be the featured speakers at the December Legacies and Lunch lecture in the Ron Robinson Theater, Library Square in the Little Rock Market District at noon on […]

Nightbird Speakers October 19 and 20, 2018

WHISPERING IN THE DAYLIGHT: The Children of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries and Their Journey to Freedom, by Debby Schriver.

Debby Schriver will be at Nightbird Books on October 19 at at 7 pm to present her book, Whispering in the Daylight: The Children of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries and Their Journey to […]

Mooty on Dyess 12 August 2018 at Faylib

Kyle Mooty

Kyle Mooty will be the featured speaker at the Fayetteville Library Sunday, 12 August 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Walker Community Room.

Mooty will read from his new book, New Set of Downs: How Johnny Dyess Fought off His Greatest Would-Be Tackler and Returned to Winning Ways.

Mooty’s book […]