Annual premier gathering of readers and writers in Arkansas, set at Library Square, the CALS downtown campus. Most events are free and open to the public.

Little Rock, Arkansas
Joined March 2012
This grant will help The Fest bring in nationally acclaimed authors during an 11-day period in the Fall. We're among 1,125 projects across America totaling more than $26.6M that were selected during this 2nd round of Grants for Arts Projects fiscal year '22 funding.
CALS is pleased to announce we've been approved for a $12,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the @NEAarts to support the @SixBridgesFest. arts.gov/news/press-releases…
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Congratulations to 2021 Six Bridges Book Festival featured author, @dawniewalton!
Dawnie Walton has won the Aspen Words Literary Prize for 'The Final Revival of Opal & Nev' (37 Ink). It comes with a $35,000 monetary award.
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@MargaretRenkl joined moderator @eliza_borne during the 2021 @SixBridgesFest to discuss her work, including her book, Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss. See a recording of that session on the CALS YouTube channel. invidious.fdn.fr/48QxwPnVmpA
⁦Those who attended her presentation last fall at the ⁦@CALibrarySystem⁩ Six Bridges Book Festival will not be surprised that @MargaretRenkl⁩ has such keen insights about life and loss in her NYT column here. nytimes.com/2022/04/18/opini…
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Thank you, Little Rock, for a great signing last night. I leave you with this fine work on the men’s room wall of your famed White Water Tavern (Apologies for thinking it was 2027. Beer will do that.)
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Did you catch Pearls Before Swine in yesterday's ArkansasOnline.com? Don't miss @stephanpastis tonight at 6:30 p.m. in person at the CALS Ron Robinson Theater. The event is a Six Bridges Presents program in partnership with @WordsWorthAR. cals.org/six-bridges-book-fe…
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Little Rock, Arkansas...The "I Just Gotta Get Out of the House" Mini-Book Tour is headed to your town. You have two weeks to prepare.
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🚨🚨STORY PRIZE LONGLIST IS HERE!!!🚨🚨
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Register now to join us for Six Bridges Presents: Chip Jones, author of The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South cals.org/six-bridges-book-fe…
On Thursday, Feb. 17, author Chip Jones will be featured in the latest Six Bridges Presents virtual program, discussing his book, The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South. cals.org/six-bridges-book-fe…
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This is fantastic news! We were honored to host @VashtiHarrison at the 2021 Fest to talk about her work in Hello Star and her artistic process. Enjoy the session again over on the CALS Kids YouTube channel. invidious.fdn.fr/KXj9OVRPfgY
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On Thursday, Feb. 17, author Chip Jones will be featured in the latest Six Bridges Presents virtual program, discussing his book, The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South. cals.org/six-bridges-book-fe…
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Moderating an author session with NYT bestseller @BradTaylorBooks was a great time. The story of how he became a novelist is excellent. Thanks to @CALibrarySystem and @SixBridgesFest for bringing writers and readers together in one place. invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=AwEH4drd…
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The CALS Speaker Series event featuring Kimberly Wehle, author of "How To Think Like a Lawyer and Why," has been postponed. We will make an announcement once a new date for the event is confirmed.
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Join me tonight at 7:30 pm EST for this virtual event with @SixBridgesFest! Looking forward to this discussion. #endofdaysbook #pikelogan #taskforce
Join us virtually this week as New York Times-bestselling author @BradTaylorBooks discusses his latest book, END OF DAYS: A Pike Logan Novel. cals.org/event/brad-taylor-2
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