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 Mag Gabbert
    Join us for a reading by featured poet Mag Gabbert. 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 can […]
  • Building with Concrete:A Workshop with Mag Gabbert
    Join us on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 2:00pm Central for a generative workshop with featured poet Mag Gabbert BUILDING WITH CONCRETE: REPLACING ABSTRACT LANGUAGE WITH SENSORY DETAILS IN POETRY In this generative, hour-long workshop, participants will work to transform concepts—such as anger, liberty, beauty, and greatness—into poems that feature tangible and sensory details. We […]