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[29 Dec 2011 | 3 Comments | 5,796 views]
Limericks A-Go-Go

Howard A. Nobles, a Benton resident, started writing limericks as a lark in 1999 to amuse his fellow educators and kept up that habit for about five years.
He’s turned those short poems into a book, Lost in Limerick Land, that was published this year. Pick up the paperback or Kindle edition from Amazon.com. The paperback or Nook edition is available through Barnes & Noble.
Nobles retired as the Benton Middle School assistant principal in 2004 and said his book is composed of limericks that were written on an almost daily basis …

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[7 Feb 2011 | One Comment | 3,026 views]
A look at baseball both then and now

It’s been said more than a few times — to truly appreciate the game of baseball, one must have an understanding of the history of the game.
Apparently, the same is true when it comes to writing about baseball.
Howard Nobles, a Benton resident, used his understanding of the game when writing his book, Poems from a Baseball Fan. That 89 page volume — originally published in 2004 — is the first book from Nobles.
What is Poems from a Baseball Fan? The title pretty well sums it up, but it’s a reflection …

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[2 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | 4,579 views]
Arkansas Author: Margie Hart/Carolina Hart

Margie Hart is Carolina Hart to her growing number of fans. She’s written two books, her first being Midnight In My Dreams, a romance novel; and the second was a collection of poetry called Random Thoughts on Life and Love. Hart recently shared her thoughts on her first writing endeavor. She loves writing and does it a lot to relieve stress. Hart also writes a weekly column where she answers relationship questions for anyone who writes to her via her email address (lifelovethoughts@aol.com). This column is currently being published in …

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[27 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 2,665 views]
Arkansas Author: Alexandra Teague

Name: Alexandra Teague
Location: Fayetteville
Occupation: Visiting Professor of Poetry at the University of Arkansas
Title of Book: Mortal Geography (winner of Persea Books’ 2009 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize)
Publisher: Persea Books
Target Audience: Lovers of poetry or narrative
Tell us about your book, what’s it about?

The poems in Mortal Geography, often narrative and formally playful, evolved over more than 10 years and five states. Drawing in part on my experiences teaching writing and grammar at a diverse urban community college, they explore the ways in which we navigate loss, love, history, language, place, …