Local Authors

Authors local to Northwest Arkansas and surrounding areas.

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Author of The Magic Wakes, Dawn of the Mages, Stellar Cloud, Fade Into Me, and The Hand of Atua

Also writes as River Ford, author of Chocolate Kisses, Landscape Love, A Christmas Prayer, and Christmas Magic

Co-Authors of Blue & Gray Cross Current

Author of Silence in the Garden and Cardboard Heroes

Author of African-American Athletes in Arkansas: Muhammad Ali's Tour, Black Razorbacks & Other Forgotten Stories

Author of At the Corner of Magnetic and Main, Why Kimba Saved The World, Vacation Hiro, Miss Fatty Cat's Revenge, Slinky Steps Out, Max's Wild Night, Dottie's Daring Day, Bianca: The Brave Frail and Delicate Princess

Blogger of horror, autobiographical, and tabletop roleplaying game tales at whirlingnerdish.wordpress.com and podcaster for Eerie Earfuls .

Author of A Talent For Trouble, Raven Pirate Assassin Spy, Desperately Seeking Submissive Quartet, and A Rose By Any Other Name

Author of Vilonia Beebe Takes Charge, Koala Is Not A Bear, and forthcoming titles Rover Throws a Party: Inspired by NASA's Curiosity, and The Amelia Six

Jennifer Taylor Hall

Author of Amos Alonzo Stagg: College Football’s Man in Motion (coming November 2019)

Author of If the Creek Don't Rise: Tales from the South and Washed in the Water: Tales from the South

Author of The Perilous series, the Cassandra Jones Saga, the Goddess of Fate series, the Kellam High series, Tornado Warning, the Caden Parker books, and After the Fall

Author of Rabbit-Trapped

Author of Secrets of the Asylum, Secrets of the Island, Secrets of the Summer, Becoming Jessie Belle, The House on Haven Island, Homecoming Queen, and more

Author of The Brass Giant, The Mechanical Theater, and The Guild Conspiracy

(Co-President of Ozark Book Authority)

Author of Letters from a Christmas Elf: Unexpected Humor for Any Season

NYT Bestselling author of Dragonrealm and the Black City Saint series, as well as novels set in the worlds of Dragonlance, Warcraft, Diablo, and Conan

Author of the Trintico Quartet, including I Town, Agrarianna, Fluxton, and Trintico

Steven Lacey

Author of Everything In Its Right Place: Tales From San Corazon, The Dark Horse Blues, and Red Letter Retribution


Author of A Sparrow Falls

Author of La Lune, What Celia Knows, & coming soon: The View from Hawking's Bridge

Author of Exile, Picking Eggs for $2 Dollars a Day, A September Song, Tangerine Skies, and more, and coming Fall 2019, her first book of poetry, I Walk These Ozark Hills.

Author of Tale of a Devil: Book I and Tale of a Devil: Book II

Author of An Ozark Culinary History: Northwest Arkansas Traditions from Corn Dodgers to Squirrel Meatloaf

Author of BONA-FIDE, the first of four books set in the Ozarks

Author of In Front of Fifty Thousand Screaming People, Headshots, Doctor Luke's Assistant, The Gutter Chronicles, and more