John Crawford placed in the May member contest of Poets Roundtable of Arkansas.
Russell Gayer's contest essay, "Sip, Sip, Hooray!," on wine testing as a hobby, placed 3rd at
OWFI in OKC. His flash fiction entry, "Fall of an Icon," placed 2nd at OWFI as well.
Veda Boyd Jones sold a short story to Woman's World that will hit checkout lines on June 23rd.
Her romance novella, The Voice on the Radio, was released May 16 and is available on Amazon.
Mary-Lane Kamberg's essay "EEK!" appears in the current issue of 105 Meadowlark Reader. Her essay
"Party-vous français?" has been accepted for Chicken Soup for the Soul: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone, due out in July.
Susan Croce Kelly's Newspaperwoman of the Ozarks, the Life & Times of Lucile Morris Upton, the biography
of probably the best-known twentieth century newspaper reporter in the region, will be for sale in book stores
on August 7, according to the book's publisher, University of Arkansas Press.
Lauri Mays had a script titled 'The Legend of Sleeping Springs' nominated for best screenplay in The Branson Film Festival.
Billie Holladay Skelley has a short story and an article published in the Spring 2023 issue of The Crowder
Quill—the literary-art magazine of Crowder College. "Edinburgh Manor" received a Silver Award for fiction, and
"Cheating the Grim Reaper" received a Silver Award for nonfiction.