2012 Festival participant Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams has been named a 2013 winner of the Whiting Writers' Award. Past winners of this prestigious award given to emerging writers include fellow Arkansas Literary Festival alums Ben Fountain, Ian Frazier, and Padgett Powell.
"A Prized Evening" will honor the literary accomplishments of Pat Carr and Mark Christ, winners
of the Porter Fund Literary Prize and the Booker Worthen Literary Prize. Thursday, October 3,
at 6:30 p.m. More info »
Heiskell Lecture Features Thomas Patterson
The J.N. Heiskell Distinguished Lecture will feature Thomas Patterson, a Harvard journalism
professor, who will discuss his new book, Informing the News: The Need for Knowledge-Based
Journalism. Tuesday, October 15, at 6:30 p.m. More