The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow (WCDH) is pleased to announce another new addition to the team, Nancy Paddock. She will work as the WCDH's Programming Consultant, focusing on hosting successful workshops and other events that support the mission of WCDH and broaden their outreach in the area. Nancy Paddock is a long time resident of Eureka Springs. Always involved in the arts, she has helped host the Eureka House Concert series for the last 12 years. She has also helped to produce the Ozark Original Folk Festival since 2007. In 2021 and 2022 she took on the entire festival production. She is also well known as the parade wrangler in town. On the literary side, she worked as a journalist for Nightflying as their Eureka Springs and festival correspondent for five years. She helped to produce two issues of Ledges poetry journal of Eureka poets back in the early 90s. Nancy thinks of herself as a connecting force in Eureka Springs. She is well acquainted with all the diverse elements of town and loves to help people find resources they need.
The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit literary arts organization whose mission is to nurture writers of all genres, backgrounds, and levels of experience in a supportive environment that builds community, energizes creative expression, stimulates new thinking, and optimizes productivity. Since opening its doors to writers in 2000, the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow has made a lasting impact on the arts and literary communities by hosting over 1,800 writers from 48 states and 13 countries. For more information, please visit www.writerscolony.org or call (479)253-7444.