A listing of artists and writers who live in the state of  Arkansas

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Ted Dunagan was named 2009 Georgia Author of the Year in the young adult category for his debut novel, A Yellow Watermelon. The sequel to this novel, Secret of the Satilfa, was published in 2010, and has also been nominated for the same award. The third in the series, Trouble on the Tombigbee, is due to be published in August of 2011. Dunagan has conducted well over 100 author events and presented to almost 8,000 elementary and middle school students. He also writes news, sports, features and a weekly column for The Monticello News, in Monticello, Georgia, where he lives.
Judy Young is the author of several children's nonfiction, poetry and fiction books and has been in love with writing ever since she showed her grandmother a poem she wrote when she was ten. Judys most cherished honor as a writer was attending performances of her award-winning book, R is for Rhyme, A Poetry Alphabet, which was chosen by the Tanner Creative Dance program at the University of Utah for their 58th Annual Performance. In addition to writing, Judy visits schools, conducts writing workshops for students and is a frequent speaker at educational conferences.