Unless otherwise indicated, event is a reading and/or book signing. Call the location for details. To list your event in the calendar, contact Lindsey Millar at “Books,” Arkansas Times, P.O. Box 34010, Little Rock, AR 72203 or by phone (501) 375-2985, fax (501) 375-3623 or email: lindsey@wordpress-237995-832720.cloudwaysapps.com.


3-6 Arkansas Literary Festival. Downtown Little Rock. See pages 10-14 for more info.

13 Wendy Johnson (“Gardening at the Dragon’s Gate”), 7 p.m. WW.


15 George Singleton (“Drowning in Gruel,” “Novel”), 7:30 p.m. Stanley Russ Hall, Room 103. University of Central Arkansas, Conway. Free.

17 “Arkansas Ramblings” with Morris Arnold, Greg Brownderville, Jo McDougall, Phillip McMath, Eric Brownderville, Sherry Norrell and more. 7 p.m. TBMP. Free, but reservations suggested.


22 That Book Group of Cookie’s discusses “History of the Siege of Lisbon” by Jose Saramango, 7 p.m. TBIB.

25 Wayne Ball (“Guiding Those Left Behind in Arkansas: Settling the Affairs of Your Loved Ones”), 5:30-7 p.m. WW.

Area bookstores and libraries:

BAM: Books-A-Million, 2747 Lakewood Village Drive, NLR, 771-7581


BN-LR: Barnes & Noble-Chenal, 11500 Financial Centre Parkway, 954-7648

BN-NLR: Barnes & Noble-North Little Rock, 4000 E. McCain Blvd., 771-1124

ML: Main Library, 100 Rock Street, 918-3000

PA: Pyramid Art, Books and Custom Framing, Museum Center, 500 E. Markham St., Suite 110, 372-5824

RMBG: River Market Books and Gifts, Cox Creative Center, 120 Commerce St., 918-3093

SM: Sleuths Mystery Bookstore, 2915 W. Markham St., 603-9676

TBMP: That Bookstore at Mountebanq Place, 1107 Oak St., Conway, 888-287-7791

TBIB: That Bookstore in Blytheville, 316 W. Main St., Blytheville, 870-763-3333

WW: WordsWorth Books & Co., 5920 R St., 663-9198