Kody Ford

Kody Ford

Kody Ford, publisher of regional arts and literature journal The Idle Class, is the featured reader at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at Nightbird Books.

An open mic will take place before and after him. Nightbird is at 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. The Ozark Poets and Writers Collective event is free to the public, but donations are welcome.

Ford’s medium is fiction, and he will read some of his short stories Tuesday.

The El Dorado, Arkansas, native moved to Northwest Arkansas in 2005. Ford holds a degree in communications and writing from the University of Central Arkansas and a master’s in communication from the University of Arkansas.

This information is taken from an article by Richard Massey. The full version of Massey’s profile “Magazine Publisher Kody Ford Stoked for Nightbird Reading” was published in the August 25, 2016, edition of the Fayetteville Free Weekly.