Barbara Youree, author of Courageous Journey, will speak at Bentonville Public Library 405 S. Main, Bentonville, at 6 p.m. Youree will tell how she came to write the book about two refugees from Sudan whom she mentored during their first year in the United States. In addition to her talk she will conduct a writing… Continue reading Youree to Speak at Bentonville Library October 6
Lela Davidson and Mary Ann Powers are offering a 3-hour online writing course October 18 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Community Room of Parkway Bank in Pinnacle Hills just off Highway 540. Davidson and Powers began their online writing careers in 2006, developing their own websites and building a list of paying… Continue reading Online Writing Workshop Set for October 18, 2009
Arkansas writer Barbara Youree’s long-anticipated narrative of the journey of two Lost Boys from Sudan to Kansas City is on the book store shelves.Courageous Journey is the moving story about the human cost of governmental greed, ethnic hostilities, and religious intolerance. Former President Jimmy Carter has this to say about this important book: Ayuel Leek… Continue reading Courageous Journey on the Book Shelves
The Siloam Springs Writers will hold their annual fall workshop and writing contest on September 20, 2008 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Open to the public, the event will be held at the New Senior Activity Center, 750 Heritage Court off Tulsa Street, Siloam Springs, Arkansas. An admission fee of $5.00 includes the luncheon… Continue reading Siloam Springs Writer Workshop September 20, 2008
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Military Order of the Stars and Bars announced its three annual book awards for 2008, and the University of Arkansas Press won all three. According to the organization, this has never happened before.
Homicide detective and mystery writer David Williams will speak at the next meeting of the Who Dunit mystery writer and reader group at noon on Saturday, July 12 at AQ Chicken on College Ave. in Fayetteville. Williams’s topic will be Personal Safety, with an emphasis on stalking, his particular area of expertise. Contact Trisha Beland (582-0607)… Continue reading Homicide Detective Featured Speaker July 12
Barbara Youree, a member of the Writers’ Guild of Northwest Arkansas, has a book on the Lost Boys of the Sudan coming out in September 2008. It can be pre-ordered now at Amazon.com.Courageous Journey: Walking the Lost Boys Path from the Sudan to America traces the ordeal of Ayuel Leek and Beny Ngor, two of… Continue reading Barbara Youree’s Book Available for Pre-Order
Mark your calendar for the Northwest Arkansas Writers’ Free Annual Conference on Saturday, March 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Harvey and Bernice Jones Health and Education Building on the corner of Berry and Emma Streets in Springdale. CONFERENCE OVER
With participants coming from as far away as Winslow and Russellville, the first-ever Writing for Publication 101 sponsored by the Writers’ Guild of Northwest Arkansas got off to an enthusiastic start last night (January 8, 2008) at the Harvey Jones Health Education Building in Springdale. CONFERENCE OVER
9 January 2008 Carolyn Kent:I am looking for writers’ groups in central Arkansas. Especially looking for a group that is interested in historical non-fiction ad/or creative non-fiction.