Ozark Book Authority

Spreading literacy by bringing readers together across Northwest Arkansas.


Ozark Book Authority is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission to improve literacy across Northwest Arkansas through fundraising, outreach, and regular literary programming, and we are dedicated to bringing readers and writers together through a love of all things books.

Here, you can discover upcoming literary events, learn about our local authors, find a book club, or join a writing group in Northwest Arkansas! We are constantly updating our website with new information, so be sure to sign up for our newsletter to get the latest updates in your inbox!

Upcoming Events

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

We are moving all of our events to a live, online format, to protect the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, and attendees, until further notice.
For more information, please read the CDC guidelines for preventing the spread of the virus.
We will update our website, event pages, and social media if we should have any cancellations or postponements.
Thank you,
Ozark Book Authority

July 2020 - Online

Save the date for our first annual Ozark Writers Workshop! Join us for seminars, workshops, and discussions that focus on the art, craft, and discipline of writing. Learn from local authors and publishing professionals about the ins-and-outs of writing a book and how to take your storytelling to the next level.

October 24 at the Jones Center in Springdale

Save the date for our second annual Ozark Book Con! Join us for a day of discussions with our select guest authors and celebrate our shared love of books. More details coming soon!

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