The second annual Ozark Writers Live sponsored by the Fayetteville Public Library brought local writers together for workshops, book talks, and writerly conversation. Here are some of the participants and presenters.TOP LEFT TO RIGHT: Marilyn Collins spoke on her new book about writing local history. Pat Carr gave a workshop on fiction writing. Barbara Youree… Continue reading Ozark Writers Live Lively Success
The Northwest Arkansas Writers’ Guild will be well represented at the second annual Ozark Writers Live event at the Fayetteville Public Library on Saturday, September 13. Barbara Youree and Marilyn Collins will be talking about their just-published books and Lela Davidson and Mary Ann Powers will share the skinny on their web writing successes. Barbara… Continue reading NWA Writers’ Guild at Ozark Writers Live
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
The six-week workshop, Writing for Publication 101, sponsored by the Writers’ Guild of Northwest Arkansas, came to a successful conclusion on Tuesday, February 12. Any future offerings by the Guild will be scheduled later in the year so as to avoid the complications of bad weather.
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