University of Tulsa Hosts October Nimrod Conference

The annual Nimrod Conference for Writers and Readers begins with an author reception and chat on Friday, Oct. 16 and continues with an all-day writing conference Saturday, October 17 at the University of Tulsa. The Saturday event features panel discussion, craft masterclasses in genres ranging from literary fiction and poetry to romance and YA, one-on-one… Continue reading University of Tulsa Hosts October Nimrod Conference

A “Do-over” for Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc. Members! Well, Sort of …

It’s been a season of ups and downs on the conference scene. Take the Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc. that decided to cancel the May 2020 conference.  A great deal of thought and shuffling around happened in the run-up to the conference as the C-19 virus hit.  Not often does a group get a do-over but… Continue reading A “Do-over” for Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc. Members! Well, Sort of …

WriterCon 2020 September Conference in Oklahoma City

WriterCon happens in Oklahoma City Sept. 4-6, 2020 at the historic Skirvin Hilton Hotel. WriterCon contest deadline is August 28. Enter as many categories as you wish for a single contest fee.  Additionally, WriterCon has invited Ozark Writers Federation Inc members to attend this Sept conference at the early bird rate. Check out the special… Continue reading WriterCon 2020 September Conference in Oklahoma City

Alas! No Books in Bloom in 2020

Out of concern for the health and safety of authors, attendees, and staff, the Carroll and Madison Public Library Foundation has cancelled the 15th Annual Books in Bloom Literary Festival scheduled for May 17. One of the most anticipated literary events of the Arkansas year, Books in Bloom will be sorely missed by writers and… Continue reading Alas! No Books in Bloom in 2020

OWL Cancels April Meeting

The Ozark Writers League semi-annual meeting scheduled for April 24-25 in Branson, Missouri has been cancelled, owing to the pandemic. The September meeting remains on the calendar.

OWFI Cancels 2020 Conference

The much-anticipated 2020 Oklahoma Writers Conference, “Bridging the Gap,” scheduled for May 1-2, has been cancelled in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Writing Contest, however, will proceed as scheduled. Here is the information as given by Shelley Pagach, OWFI President. Thank you for your patience as we took the necessary time to explore all our… Continue reading OWFI Cancels 2020 Conference

TRUE LIT FESTIVAL 2019

The Fayetteville Library’s seventh annual True Lit Festival 2019 got underway on Sunday, October 20 with Melanie Benjamin’s talk, “Shining a Light on the Past.” The Festival will run through Sunday, October 27. In addition to the events held at the library, school visits take workshops and talks to local students in grades 4 to… Continue reading TRUE LIT FESTIVAL 2019

Still Time To Attend Nimrod Conference October 19, 2019

Nimrod International Journal will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers, a day of one-on-one writing workshops, masterclasses, readings, and panel discussions at the University of Tulsa. The Conference will feature workshops on poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction,young adult, mystery, and publishing contracts, as well as one-on-one editing workshops, agent-led novel query critique sessions, readings, and panel… Continue reading Still Time To Attend Nimrod Conference October 19, 2019