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 institutions. This… Continue reading Colson Whitehead Virtual Lecture November 12

Jane Blunschi Speaks at Crystal Bridges on Character

Crystal Bridges features local author Jane Blunschi as she Explores Identity Through Character on November 11 at 5:30pm via Zoom. The evening of November 11, join fellow Arkansas writers and readers for a Zoom evening of topical discussion and creative writing while engaging with works of art from the Crystal Bridges collection. Local author Jane… Continue reading Jane Blunschi Speaks at Crystal Bridges on Character

Virtual Nonfiction Writers’ Conference November 12-13, 2020

The Fall Nonfiction Writers Conference for November 2020 features eight speakers over two days and content-rich learning sessions. This event is completely virtual. All sessions are delivered via webinar, so participants can attend from anywhere—no travel is required. Pricing starts at $99 for live access only. The price goes up for additional privileges: Ask-a-Pro sessions,… Continue reading Virtual Nonfiction Writers’ Conference November 12-13, 2020

Go Ahead, Write That Novel!

With everything else going on, the opening of NaNoWriMo got lost in the shuffle. However, today is only November 3 so you can still get in there and start churning out that book you’ve been thinking about writing. You can find all the information here. Go for it! Focusing on your writing will provide the… Continue reading Go Ahead, Write That Novel!

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One Writer’s Meditations on Kites, Life, and Two Presidential Elections

GUEST POST Arkansas writer Madlyn Springston lives in Rogers. She writes fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres. Like many of us, as another Election Day approaches, she finds herself comparing 2016 to 2020. In her case, she has a journal entry from 2016 to refresh her memory. Four Years By Madlyn Springston Finally,… Continue reading One Writer’s Meditations on Kites, Life, and Two Presidential Elections

Callls for Submissions November Deadlines 2020

Be sure to read the fine print on their websites. The author may have to pay to publish. Sunspot Literary Journal  Requests submissions for the last quarterly edition of 2020. The journal is dedicated to amplifying diverse multinational voices. Editor’s prize of $50 for the annual edition. Cover artwork, $20. Digital editions available for free… Continue reading Callls for Submissions November Deadlines 2020

Illuminating Black Lives Fellowship Extended into November

Good news for November– the submission due date for the Illuminating Black Lives fellowship has been extended to Monday, November 30. The winner will be announced by Friday, December 18.​ Writers are invited to explore the African-American experience via any literary genre: fiction or nonfiction, poetry or prose, or a combination. It may take place… Continue reading Illuminating Black Lives Fellowship Extended into November

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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,… Continue reading Three Virtual Events for Writers and Readers