The poet Brody Parrish Craig performs at an in-person event. They are on a stage with a microphone, and they hold pieces of paper in their hands. They have short brown hair and are wearing an orange jacket.

Building Community through Poetry

Open Mouth Literary Center connects Northwest Arkansas to contemporary poets from across the country.

Upcoming Events

  • A Reading with Nen G. Ramirez
    Join us for a reading by featured poet Nen G. Ramirez. The reading will be preceded by a round of introductory readings by community members. SUPPORT OUR WORK: Suggested donation of $5 or more. Every donation to Open Mouth Literary Center supports our programming, ASL interpreters, featured poets, and increasing accessibility. The only way we … Read more
  • Puzzle Poems: A Workshop with Nen G. Ramirez
    Join us on Sunday, July 16, 2023 at 2:00pm Central for a generative workshop with featured poet Nen G. Ramirez. Puzzle Poems: a Workshop on Invented Forms In this workshop, Nen G Ramirez will introduce you to two of their invented forms inspired by logic and language puzzles, the sudoku sestina and the container puzzle.They … Read more