About SLF

The Southern Literary Festival is an organization of southern colleges and schools founded in 1937 to promote southern literature.

Each year a different school hosts the festival, an undergraduate writing conference that offers participants workshops, readings, and master classes in a wide variety of genres, including fiction, poetry, playwriting, and non-fiction.

This spring, the festival is held at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith on March 30-April 1!


Check out the SLF 2017 contest winners!

University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

This year, Southern Literary Festival is held at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith! Join us this March 30-April 1....

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