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 Workshop with Lauren Slaughter
    Join us on Sunday, January 14, 2024 at 2:00pm Central for a generative workshop with featured poet Lauren Slaughter. Workshop description forthcoming! ACCESS NOTES: The reading will take place virtually via Zoom with Zoom and Otter.ai auto captions. An ASL interpreter will be present. Access copies of poems will be made available via Google Docs. Our… Read more: A Workshop with Lauren Slaughter
  • A Reading with Lauren Slaughter
    Join us for a reading by featured poet Lauren Slaughter. The reading will be preceded by a round of introductory readings by community members. ACCESS NOTES: The reading will take place virtually via Zoom with Zoom and Otter.ai auto captions. An ASL interpreter will be present. Access copies of poems will be made available via… Read more: A Reading with Lauren Slaughter