State of the Ozarks Writers & Artists Night

Fall Writers & Artists Competition

Writers & Artists Frequently Asked Questions How do I participate? Email Josh@StateoftheOzarks.net to place your name on the list either as an artist or as a writer. How does this thing work? During the month of August, State of the Ozarks Online Magazine collects written essays. As the essays come in, editor Joshua Heston will…

Nine Summers Ago

Been Thinkin’ About… Nine summers ago. Change. Love. Heartbreak. The passage of time. The pain of self-doubt. Life. Nine summers ago, the tomatoes were ripening. Strawberry season had passed. Cottonwood leaves rippled in the dry August air. And I was on a mission. One I absolutely believed in for no apparent reason. I had known…