Sebastian Junger, Wanda Jackson and Carina Chocano will attend the Arkansas Literary Festival
With a newly released, expansive schedule of events, the Arkansas Literary Festival has something for everyone. Attend a panel, rub arms with authors at the Author! Author! party and more during the 15th annual festival from Thursday, April 26 – Sunday, April 29.
To see the full list of events with descriptions and times, visit


Writers in the Schools (WITS) initiative
To Kill A Mockingbird
Then and Now
Bygone Badass Broads
The Queen of Rockabilly


Writers in the Schools (WITS) initiative
The Mayor’s Day of Science & Reading
Wanda Jackson Uncensored
Puff Pastry, Sweet and Savory
Author! Author!


Wickedly Good Free Book Fair
The Kinders
I Love Literature and Language
Photo Booth
Black American Voices
Pete the Cat-Ographs
Jr. Detective Scavenger Hunt
About Family
The Wizard’s Magical Creations
Lego Display
Jump Girl: The Initiation and Art of a Spirit Speaker
Lego Build
Hillbilly / Cult
Fish Tales
Ozarkian Gothic
The Wonderful World of Reading
Let the Children March
Find Your Own Toto
Hungry Tigers
Scales of Justice Puppet Storytime
Poetic Justice
Story Stew
Writing Workshop
Lou Reed: A Life
Rich and Thrilling
The Way Forward
Provocative Territories
Fire Sermon
Dorothy in Oz
Race & Religion
Fake News
American Runway
Southern Women
Carnival of Now
America’s Excalibur
A New Communion
“There’s No Place Like Home” STEM Session
Arkansas Debuts
Rescue Dogs
Devilish Family Crimes
Teen Poet Laureate – Spoken Word Competition
Let the Children March Theatre
You Play the Spinster
Peach Whiskey
Toys of Desperation
Breaking Bread
Calling the Wind
Fiction & Fact
Sun Kings
Heavenly Scribes
Beyond Borders
Timeless Trio
The Geek’s Guide to the Writing Life
An Evening with Sebastian Junger
Pub or Perish
Lou Reed Tribute


Factor Man
Mighty Reverence
Arkansas Beer
Arkansas Puzzle Day
Let Them Eat Pie
Classic in Context: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Classic in Context: And Still I Rise