Erik Larson, the FPL Author Series guest for 2016, is scheduled at the Fayetteville Public Library on Friday, April 1, at 7 p.m.
In the world of pens, words, and ink, a pitch is the first step leading to publication. It is an opportunity to sit down with a publisher, editor, or agent and talk about you and your project.
Robert Jackson Bennett imagines. In fact, his imagination has resulted in five novels with the sixth releasing in 2016.
Summertime and Fayetteville Public Library offer heroes, heroines and escapes from the ordinary with three diverse author events.
From a marketing perspective, there are two kinds of events at Fayetteville Public Library. There are the sure-things that we know how to market with ease: puppet shows, special KUAF broadcasts, LeVar Burton. Then there are the events like “Straight Talk from Financial Educator Alvin Hall.”
As the community turns toward FPL’s 10th Birthday Bash on Mountain Street, we give a collective glance back to our library numbers.
What do Lucinda Williams, bread from Durham, and your grandpa have in common?
By Rachel Hamburg Rolled about a broomstick and jammed beneath a bed, a map of the old Prairie Grove-Fayetteville railroad waited to be discovered by a woman going through her late father’s possessions. She eventually donated it to the Fayetteville Public Library, where it found refuge in the Grace Keith Genealogical Collection. Among such diverse…
By Luis Marin Recently at the tender age of 25, I bought my first car — a 1986 Nissan 720 Pickup; at first, the weeks shifted by as smooth as the five-speed transmission. I filled up the gas tank, checked the fluids, and checked the tires, weekly. Then, the bumps in the road appeared. I…
In Britain she’s known as ‘the Grandmother of Fantasy’ and ‘Queen of the Fantastical’ in America. She met Beatrix Potter and Arthur Ransome as a child, and took classes from both C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien while at Oxford (Tolkien, she later said, clearly would rather have been writing The Lord of the Rings than…