801 SE 8th St, Suite 47 Bentonville AR 72712
Events at this location
Film and Video
Calls for Artists
Funding for Artists
Funding for Organizations
You’re two peas in a pod, two cowboys on a stallion, or the person on the motorcycle and the one hanging
You’re two peas in a pod, two cowboys on a stallion, or the person on the motorcycle and the one hanging on for dear life in the sidecar. If you knew each other in high school (and maybe you did), you’d have been passing notes back and forth in class or playing flutes side by side in the marching band.
Loves like this are special. This is a poetry workshop to celebrate it. Join Bee Balm Arkansas for a Saturday workshop at Two Friends Books (how fitting!) to write poems that celebrate the love you two share.
Never written a poem before? No sweat! This poetry workshop is for writers of all levels. We’re here to help you feel comfortable and tap into something new in yourself.
Bring: a journal or notebook pen or pencil
Julia Paganelli Marin helps writers of all levels connect their inner lives to the world around them through community writing practices that center kindness and attention.
Questions? DM Julia on Instagram @beebalmarkansas.
(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join us on April 7th at 6:00pm to celebrate the release of Ozark Dogs, the new novel by the critically acclaimed Arkansas author Eli Cranor. We will toast to Ozark Dogs at
Join us on April 7th at 6:00pm to celebrate the release of Ozark Dogs, the new novel by the critically acclaimed Arkansas author Eli Cranor.
We will toast to Ozark Dogs at 6pm, then enjoy a discussion with the author, Q&A, and Signing. Pre-order a copy today! Books will also be for sale at the event. This is free and open to the public.
About Ozark Dogs
In this Southern thriller, two families grapple with the aftermath of a murder in their small Arkansas town.
After his son is convicted of capital murder, Vietnam War veteran Jeremiah Fitzjurls takes over the care of his granddaughter, Joanna, raising her with as much warmth as can be found in an Ozark junkyard outfitted to be an armory. He teaches her how to shoot and fight, but there is not enough training in the world to protect her when the dreaded Ledfords, notorious meth dealers and fanatical white supremacists, come to collect on Joanna as payment for a long-overdue blood debt.
Headed by rancorous patriarch Bunn and smooth-talking, erudite Evail, the Ledfords have never forgotten what the Fitzjurls family did to them, and they will not be satisfied until they have taken an eye for an eye. As they seek revenge, and as Jeremiah desperately searches for his granddaughter, their narratives collide in this immersive story about family and how far some will go to honor, defend—or in some cases, destroy it.
About Eli Cranor
Eli Cranor lives and writes from the banks of Lake Dardanelle, a reservoir of the Arkansas River nestled in the heart of True Grit country. His critically acclaimed debut novel, Don’t Know Tough, won the Peter Lovesey First Crime Novel Contest and was named one of the “Best Books of the Year” by USA Today and one of the “Best Crime Novels” of 2022 by the New York Times. Eli also pens a weekly column, “Where I’m Writing From” for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and his craft column, “Shop Talk,” appears monthly at CrimeReads.
(Friday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Two Friends Books 801 SE 8th St