Two two-week fellowships in one of the cozy suites at Dairy Hollow in picturesque Eureka Springs are available to writers working on the specific topics. Illuminating Black Lives This fellowship invites writers to explore the African-American experience. The work may be in any literary genre: fiction or nonfiction, poetry or prose, or a combination. It… Continue reading Fellowships Available at Writers’ Colony Dairy Hollow
Three days of authors, speakers, master classes, pitch sesions, books, and more—September 4-6, 2020. An annual conference, WriterConf, offers the best of all things writing in Oklahoma City at the historic Skirvin Hotel. Best part: YOU choose whether to attend IN-PERSON or VIRTUALLY. Details of your options at WriterCon 2020.
Ever think about dogsled racing? Or sailing the Caribbean solo? Hear military vet Chuck Sasser talk about these and other adventures in this time of crisis. Interested in publishing? Joan Banks and Marti Attoun will offer a duo publishing Q & A panel for those needing information on the publishing community. Additionally, a First Page… Continue reading September Ozark Writers Live in Branson, Missouri
Since 1997, the Story Circle Network, a non-profit exclusively for women writers, has provided learning/writing opportunities in memoir, reminiscence, journaling, fiction, poetry, family stories, kitchen table stories, writing-as-healing, writing for personal growth and spiritual development, poetry, and other areas. Story Circle teaches general writing skills, organization, and critical editing, as well as technical skills in book… Continue reading Story Circle Network Offers Summer 2020 Online Classes
Ozark Writers League plans a fall conference September 11-12, 2020 in Branson, Missouri at the Camden Hotel and Conference Center. Follow their plans and schedule at their site. OWL members are a group of like-minded individuals dedicated to promoting writing, literacy, photography, and art through workshops, conference presentations, and contests.
The Writer’s Digest has tapped Northwest Arkansas author Barbara Youree for their annual July/August travel issue for 2020. Her piece, “Everything Happens Somewhere,” offers tools for building backdrops and setting, useful information for writing fiction, non-fiction, memoir, or travel. She reminds writers that whether. . . “. . . a novel, narrative nonfiction, or a short story, scenes come to… Continue reading Barbara Youree Published in Writer’s Digest July/August 2020 Issue
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 in Oklahoma City September 2020
The Women Writers’ Conference, Conway, will be a virtual conference this year. Conference organizers are currently evaluating panel proposals and putting together an exciting online conference that maintains the collaborative environment of an in-person event. See the website for further details and sign-up for newsletter.
Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers announces postponement for October 2020 in Tulsa. In lieu of the 2020 in-person conference, virtual workshops, readings, and discussions will be offered at a later date. The 2021 Conference is set for Friday, October 22 and Saturday, October 23, 2021. Joy Castro, author of Hell or High Water and… Continue reading University of Tulsa Nimrod Conference Postponed to 2021
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