• 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 writing groups near you, writing workshops near you, creative writing classes 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:



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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.


    CALS Writing Circle

    The Central Arkansas Library System offers classes and writing workshops, readings, meetings, panels, and more in and around Little Rock.


    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.


    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 groups near you, writing workshops near you, creative writing classes near you, or an Arkansas literary journal we should be aware of? Let us know here