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

March 17th at 6:00pm in the Rogers Public Library Community Room

Join this writing workshop and learn how to use random prompts and the timed pomodoro technique to put words to paper.

Bring a notebook, laptop, or other writing device to take advantage of this workshop!

The Murder Mystery Express!

May 9th at the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad in Springdale, AR

Join us on the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad for a one-of-a-kind excursion to the 1920s with MURDER! MYSTERY! and MAYHEM! Ticket price includes three-hour excursion round-trip from Springdale to Winslow, in-car dining, and of course, a dastardly murder to solve!

July 11th at Compton Gardens and Conference Center in Bentonville

Save the date for our first annual Ozark Writers Workshop! Join us for a day full of classes, 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 panels and discussions with our select guest authors, find your next read, meet local writers, and share your favorites with your fellow bibliophiles. More details coming soon!

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