Author Talks

Women in Astronomy, Fayetteville Library, March 28, 2018

Writers interested in space science will have the opportunity to hear a program about women in astronomy on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the Fayetteville Public Library. Caitlin Ahrens, a University of Arkansas graduate student whose research speciality is Pluto,  will present the program.  The event is free and open to the

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Author Talks

Bud Steed Talks About Hauntings November 11

Bud Steed, author, researcher, paranormal investigator and explorer of strange and lost legends, will talk about his new book, Haunted Northwest Arkansas, at Nightbird Books on Saturday, November 11, from 3-5 pm. Most folks who live in Northwest Arkansas  have heard tales of what Nancy Hartney calls “haints” in this neck of the woods. Anyone

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Author Talks

Ozark Poets and Writers Meet July 25 with Gerry Sloan in Fayetteville

The Ozark Poets and Writers Collective presents poet Gerry Sloan reading from his newly released book, Crossing: A Memoir in Verse, on July 25, 2017 at 7:00pm, Nightbird Books, 205 Dickson Street, Fayetteville, Arkansas. This work includes over a hundred poetic, literary and photographic insights and reminiscences of life in rural mid-America. The reading, free

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Author Talks

A Brief History of Fayetteville, Arkansas with Charles Alison

Wednesday, June 28 at 6:00 pm the FPL Summer Author series with historian Charles Alison continues in the Walker Room. Alison will discuss his new book, A Brief History of Fayetteville, Arkansas, which discusses the pivotal details that have shaped Fayetteville’s evolution into one of Arkansas’s largest cities. Charlie Alison has lived in Fayetteville since

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Author Talks

Author Nancy Hartney to Speak in Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Short story author of “If the Creek Don’t Rise: Tales from the South,” speaks at the Tahlequah Writers monthly meeting June 17 at 2:00 p.m. in the Spider Gallery, Cherokee Arts Center. Nancy Hartney will discuss the use of regions and geography in storytelling. “If the Creek Don’t Rise” is her second collection of short

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Conferences

Calling Nonfiction Writers

2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference, May 26 – 27, Point Park Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. Looks like a great conference for nonfiction writers and those who love to write for magazines (like I do). The keynote is “The State of the American Magazine” led by editors from Esquire, Harper’s, the NY Times Magazine, the New Yorker,

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Local Author News

Write Western

Western Writers of America Annual Convention, June 21 – 24, Marriott Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO. Exciting that this conference is held so close to NWAR this year. Lots of time to explore the history of Kansas City including a tour of the Arabia Steamboat Museum and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Sessions of

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Author Talks

Poet Adamo Speaks at FayLib April 6

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 Society’s Marble

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Author Talks

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 Magicians Assistant, Bel Canto, Run,

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