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

  • Open Mouth Presents: A Reading with Molly McCully Brown and Susannah Nevison
    Join us on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 7:00pm Central for a reading by featured poets Molly McCully Brown and Susannah Nevison. The reading will be preceded by a round of introductory readings by members of our poetry community. SUPPORT OUR WORK: Suggested donation of $5 or more.  Every donation to Open Mouth Literary Center supports […]
  • Open Mouth Presents: A Workshop with Molly McCully Brown
    Join us on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 2:00pm Central for a generative workshop with featured poet Molly McCully Brown. THE USES OF THE BODY In many ways, every story is about the body. No one lives apart from theirs, and so no writer, speaker or character exists fully removed from the simultaneously fragile and […]