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2018 Arkansas Literary Festival

2018 Festival Roster Announced

February 12, 2018

Notable authors, including Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Award winners, filmmakers, singers, and artists are among the diverse roster of presenters who will be providing sessions at the Central Arkansas Library System's (CALS) fifteenth annual Arkansas Literary Festival, April 26-29, 2018. Events will be held at CALS Main Library campus and many other Little Rock venues. Most events are free and open to the public. More information »

2018 Arkansas Literary Festival

2018 Festival Dates Announced

January 1, 2018

The 2018 Arkansas Literary Festival will be held April 26-29, 2018. We hope you'll join us then for our annual celebration of books and the written word. If you would like to contribute your time, skills, or resources as we prepare for next year's events, please let us know below.


Contribute

We couldn't present so many great authors every year, most of them appearing free to the public, without the sustained effort and support of people like you. All forms of support are welcome and truly appreciated.

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Volunteers

Volunteers are necessary to help with pre-festival marketing and planning, as well as festival coordination and operations management. If you'd like to volunteer your time and skill, please contact Chris Beaumont, CALS Volunteer Coordinator, by email or by phone at 918-3085.

Mail Your Donation

Contributions are always welcome in any form. If you would like to send a check with your donation, please mail it to:

Arkansas Literary Festival
100 Rock St.
Little Rock, AR 72201

You may also make a secure online donation here (be sure to designate your gift for the Arkansas Literary Festival). This form is hosted on the Central Arkansas Library System's (CALS) primary website; the Arkansas Literary Festival is a project of CALS.

About Us

The Arkansas Literary Festival is a project of the Central Arkansas Library System. The Festival's mission is to encourage the development of a more literate populace.

A group of dedicated volunteers assists Festival Coordinator Brad Mooy with planning the Festival. Committee chairs include Susan Santa Cruz, Cathy Spivey, and Melissa Woods, Festival Guides; Amy Bradley-Hole, Moderators; and Jennifer White, WITS.



Festival Coordinator: Brad Mooy