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Lit Feast at Lit Fest

The added “A” stands for “appetizing.” From April 18-28, five area restaurants will offer specials inspired by four of the fest authors’ books. The participating restaurants and the dishes they will be preparing are:

Allsopp & Chapple Restaurant + Bar

Barbecued Pork Chops and Ham Slices served with Deviled Eggs,

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Wordsworth Books Is the Official Bookseller of the 2019 Lit Fest

The Arkansas Literary Festival is proud to partner with Wordsworth Books, the official bookseller of the 2019 Lit Fest.

All Festival author/panel discussions will be followed by a book signing. During the Festival, books will be available for purchase at each session and at the Festival book store located on the first floor of the Main Library.

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Lit Fest Sweet 16: Literary Luminaries, Chefs’ Specials, Music and More


Notable authors, including Pulitzer Prize and James Beard Award winners, television producers, artists, and one of the Little Rock Nine are among the diverse roster of presenters who will be providing sessions at the Central Arkansas Library System’s (CALS) sixteenth annual Arkansas Literary Festival, April 25-28, 2019. Events will be held at CALS Library Square and many other Little Rock venues.

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