UA Press and Fayetteville Public Library Present Novelist Hisham Matar

Novelist Hisham Matar discusses his new memoir, The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between on Tuesday, December 6 at 6:00 pm in the Fayetteville Public Library. Twenty-two years after his father’s kidnapping and disappearence, Hisham Matar returns to Libya searching for answers and trying to discover how to process his feelings of love,… Continue reading UA Press and Fayetteville Public Library Present Novelist Hisham Matar

T2 Artist Forum at Fayetteville Public Library

Ozarks at large host Kyle Kellams in conversation with Robert Ford, novelist, playwright and TheatreSquared artistic director, December 7 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. T2 presents an adaption of Dickens’ Great Expectations for the theater’s current season. Robert Ford and Kyle Kellams discuss the joys and perils of adapting a beloved classic for the stage, how… Continue reading T2 Artist Forum at Fayetteville Public Library

Pickin’ Post Mike Shirkey Hosts John McCutchins

Pickin’ Post radio show Mike Shirkey will host John McCutcheon, Friday, November 11 at 7:00pm in the Fayetteville Public Library. The Washington Post described John as folk music’s “Rustic Renaissance Man,” a moniker flawed only by its understatement. “Calling John McCutcheon a ‘folksinger’ is like saying Deion Sanders is just a football player…” (Dallas Morning… Continue reading Pickin’ Post Mike Shirkey Hosts John McCutchins

Lori Ericson at FPL and 2nd Sunday Author Series

Local Author Lori Ericson appears at the Fayetteville Public Library 2nd Sunday Author Series November 13 from 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Walker Community Room. Lori will give a book talk on her first mystery thriller “A Lovely County”. The sadistic murder of a young boy and corruption at the county jail have small town reporter Danni… Continue reading Lori Ericson at FPL and 2nd Sunday Author Series

UA Press Author Showcase with Leonard Schwartz

Sunday, November 6 at 2:00 pm for the Fayetteville Public Library University of Arkansas Press Author Showcase featuring Leonard Schwartz. He will discuss his latest book, The New Babel: Toward a Poetics of the Mid-East Crises. This work explores –from a Jewish American perspective and in the forms of poetry, essays, and interviews–the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,… Continue reading UA Press Author Showcase with Leonard Schwartz

Pickin’ Post from Mike Shirkey with Steve Davison and Ken Bonfield

Pickin’ Post radio show host Mike Shirkey presents Steve Davison with Ken Bonfield in concert, Friday, October 21 at 7:30pm in the Walker Community Room of the Fayetteville Public Library. On this musical evening, Davison and Bonfield will play solos and duets while on stage together. Expect music far ranging, from Celtic to Classical, including… Continue reading Pickin’ Post from Mike Shirkey with Steve Davison and Ken Bonfield

UA Press and Jerry McConnell October 23, 2016

UA Press Spotlight: Jerry McConnell Sun., Oct. 23, 2:00pm Sunday, October 23 at 2:00pm Jerry McConnell appears at the Fayetteville Public Library with his book The Improbable Life of the Arkansas Democrat.  Based on more than one hundred interviews with employees of the Democrat, including editors, reporters, feature writers, cartoonists, circulation managers, business managers, salespeople,… Continue reading UA Press and Jerry McConnell October 23, 2016

AETN Presents ‘Hamilton’s America’ at FPL

Sunday, October 16 at 2pm- 4pm the Fayetteville Public Library presents AETN to screen the film Hamilton’s America, a documentary that delves into the creation of the Broadway sensation Hamilton. Featuring footage from the original New York cast, this film also offers interviews with historians, politicians, and musicians that demonstrate just how timeless the hot-button… Continue reading AETN Presents ‘Hamilton’s America’ at FPL

Fayetteville True Lit Festival with William Bernhardt Workshop “Fundamentals of Fiction”

New York Times bestselling author William Bernhardt offers “Fundamentals of Fiction” Thursday, October 20 in the Fayetteville Public Library Walker Community Room. This presentation/workshop is lecture, discussion and group interactive with a focus on story structure, characters, and plot. Additionally, participants may bring their works-in-progress for discussion and feedback. William Bernhardt is author of more… Continue reading Fayetteville True Lit Festival with William Bernhardt Workshop “Fundamentals of Fiction”