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

October 24 - Online

Join us October 24th as we explore all the nooks and crannies of Escapetopia, where you will find impossible magic and unproven science within the depths of the Science Fiction and Fantasy genres. Featuring guest authors Carlos Hernandez (Sal & Gabi Break the Universe), K.C. Alexander (Necrotech), and Alma Katsu (The Deep), and local authors Nita Gould (Remembering Ella), John Hornor Jacobs (Murder Ballads), and JC Crumpton (Silence in the Garden), join us on a journey to the mythical, mystical, and meteoric as we explore everything from local folklore to the mysteries of the stars.

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