Ozarks Writers League, informally known as “OWL,”supportsthe desire of writers, artists, and photographersthroughout the region to expand their knowledge of the craft,andtoconnect with andencouragethe creativity ofothers. In addition, OWL endeavorstoprovide a resource of regular conferences and gatheringswith an emphasis onpromotingliteracy, writing, and art in theOzarks.
The Ozarks Writers League is a group of like-minded individuals dedicated to promoting writing, literacy, photography, and art. Since 1983, OWL has welcomed individuals at all stages of their development, whether they be an aspiring writer or seasoned author. We emphasize mutual assistance and fellowship among our membership.
2020 OWL BOARD
President: Veda Boyd Jones
Vice President: Ronda Del Boccio
Secretary: Summer (S.V.) Farnsworth
Treasurer: Russell Gayer
Past President: Margarite Stever
Past Treasurer: Russell Gayer
Membership Director: Bonnie Tesh
Fundraising Chair: John Crawford
Social Media Director: Ronda Del Boccio
Board Member at Large: Brenda Black
Board Member at Large: Diana West
Webmaster: Ricky Yates
Writing Contest Director: Ronda Del Boccio
Youth Writing Contest Director: April Brock
Art Contest Director: Rochelle Wissoff-Fields
Historian: Linda Runnebaum
Media & Newsletters
Douglas County Herald - "Ozarks Writers League Showcases Southern Authors"
Harrison Daily News - "OWL To Share Author Tips at Upcoming Meeting"
Branson Daily Independent, September 27, 2013
Taney County Times, February 19, 2014
2014 Art & Photo Contest Winners