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Win Tickets to the 2018 "Author! Author!" Party

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Love reading and want to go to the Arkansas Literary Festival “Author! Author!” party on Friday, April 27, for a chance to party with the authors and presenters of the 2018 Arkansas Literary Festival? AETN is proud to kick off Arkansas’s celebration of “The Great American Read” at the festival, and we have a pair of tickets to share! There are three days and one way to enter to win!

First, pop on over to the AETN Facebook account, and look for the contest post pinned to the top of our page. Then, to enter, comment on the post and tell us why you’re looking forward to this year’s Arkansas Literary Festival.

Afterwards, be sure to keep an eye on your post! We’ll select a winner on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 26, and comment on or reply to the winning post. The winner will then have 24 hours to respond and arrange to pick up their tickets. (Tickets must be picked up from AETN Studios in Conway by close of business - 4:30 p.m. - on Friday, April 26.)

The Arkansas Literary Festival brings a diverse roster of presenters — including award-winners, big names, musicians, filmmakers, journalists and artists — for a premier gathering of readers and writers in Arkansas. This year’s festival features more than 70 outstanding authors.

Come with us to celebrate literature in Arkansas and across America as we kick off the local countdown to “The Great American Read,” premiering on AETN May 22. In this special series, we’ll join PBS stations nationwide as Americans vote to choose the country’s favorite novel. The eight-part series explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of the United State’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). Together, we’ll investigate how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories and what these 100 books have to say about our diverse nation and shared human experience. Curious? Learn more about “The Great American Read,” and check out the 100 featured books here.

The Arkansas Literary Festival “Author! Author!” party will be held Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in the Central Arkansas Library System Main Library at 100 South Rock Street, Little Rock. Partygoers will have the opportunity to toast the festival authors at this fete featuring hors d’oeuvres and librations. Festival books will be available for purchase during this party, which is geared toward adults.


Arkansas Literary Festival “Author! Author!” Party Ticket Giveaway

April 23-25, 2018

The contest is open only to Arkansas residents.

To enter, comment on the contest Facebook post telling us why you are looking forward to the 2018 Arkansas Literary Festival.

The post can be found on the AETN Facebook page at The winning commenter will be notified via a reply to his or her Facebook comment on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 25, 2018. The winner will have 24 hours to claim the tickets and respond with their contact information. The winners will be asked to call or email AETN to arrange for ticket pick-up.


2018 Arkansas Literary Festival

”Author! Author!” Party

”The Great American Read”