It's the premier gathering of readers and writers in Arkansas and it's happening April 23-26. 

The 12th annual Arkansas Literary Festival hosted by the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will feature more than 80 presenters ranging from prestigious award-winners and Grammy nominees to filmmakers, journalists and artists. Included among them are John Waters, Rebecca Wells, Charles D. Morgan, Andrew Keen, Cheryl & Griff Day, Issa Rae, Ted Rall, Rick Bragg, Megan Abbott, Seph Lawless, Wesley K. Clark and Bryan Collier. 

Save the dates and check out the complete lineup here. A full schedule with times and locations will be available April 1. For more information, call 501-918-3098