The Creative Writers' retreat for adults has announced its guest mentor for this year.
The annual event is at the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum & Educational Center (HPMEC) in Piggot, Arkansas.
It's an Arkansas State University Heritage Site.
The writers retreat for adults is scheduled for November 5-9.
It will offer adults the opportunity to work on personal creative writing under the direction of a professional mentor.
Jo McDougall of Leawood, Kansas, will serve as mentor for the retreat.
A native of DeWitt, Arkanasas she has published five books of poetry.
She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas MFA writing program and is associate professor emeritus of English at Pittsburg State University in Kansas, where she co-directed the creative writing program for 11 years.