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 Jae Nichelle
    Join us for a reading by featured poet Jae Nichelle. The reading will be preceded by a round of introductory readings by community members. SUPPORT OUR WORK: Suggested donation of $5 or more. Become a monthly patron on Patreon or make a one-time donation at our PayPal, Venmo (@omliterary), or CashApp ($openmouthliterary). Every donation to Open Mouth Literary … Read more
  • Mirror in Verse: A Workshop with Jae Nichelle
    Join us on Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 2:00pm Central for a generative workshop with featured poet Jae Nichelle. Mirror in Verse: The Art of Crafting a Poetic Self-Portrait Self portraiture has been around for centuries and across regions. A self-portrait gives us as audience members or readers a glimpse into what an artist or … Read more