M. H. Collins Available for Local History Talks

M.H. Collins, author of a newly-published book on how to write local history, is available for talks and workshops in NW Arkansas and neighboring states. Collins is an award-winning author of three history books and over 100 magazine and newspaper feature articles. She was editor of both a national magazine and two regional publications. Write… Continue reading M. H. Collins Available for Local History Talks

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Youree to Speak at Bentonville Library October 6

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

Ozark Writers Live Lively Success

   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

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NWA Writers’ Guild at Ozark Writers Live

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

Courageous Journey on the Book Shelves

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

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University of Arkansas Press Sweeps Civil War Book Awards

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. 

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Homicide Detective Featured Speaker July 12

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

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