• Arkansas Resources for Writers

    Here you’ll find a collection of resources for writers in Arkansas, from conferences to local critique groups to literary magazines. If you’re looking for a writing group near you, a writing workshop near you, or simply a place to hang out with writers or submit your work, these are some Arkansas organizations you might want to check out:

     

    WriteByNight

    For more than a decade, WriteByNight has helped writers in Arkansas and beyond achieve their literary goals. And we want you to be next! Claim your free consultation to learn about WBN’s customizable one-on-one writers’ services, including:

    Book CoachingIf you’re writing a book and want some help along the way.

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    Arkansas Review

    Arkansas Review: A Journal of Delta Studies focuses on the seven-state Mississippi River Delta. Interdisciplinary in scope, it welcomes original contributions from all the humanities and social sciences.

     

    Fiction Writers of Central Arkansas

    A group of writers supporting each other, from the hobbyist to the published novelist. It holds writing workshops to build writing skills, guest speakers covering all aspects of writing, and critique sessions to present members’ works.

     

    The Northwest Arkansas Writers Workshop

    A writing group comprised of people “who enjoy writing for fun and profit.” Meetings are in Fayetteville.

     

    Ozark Poets and Writers Collective

    On the last Tuesday of each month, OPWC presents a featured reader and open mike. Headliners include writers of regional to national prominence, and admission is free. Events held in Fayetteville.

     

    Village Writers’ Club

    A gathering of writers from Hot Springs Village and surrounding areas who come together to encourage, nourish and support one another as they strive to reach their individual writing goals.

     

    White County Creative Writers

    WCCW rotates monthly program planning, which includes local speakers, read-arounds and writing group sessions, all geared toward encouragement and improvement in writing.

     

    The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow

    Located in Eureka Springs, the Writers’ Colony offers residencies and fellowships, as well as writing workshops, retreats, networking events and more.

     

    Help us add to this list, Arkansans! Do you know of writing group near you, a writing workshop near you, or an Arkansas literary journal we should be aware of? Let us know here




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