Author Brenda Clem Black will appear at Bookish: An Indie Shop For Folks Who Read at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Clem is the author of "Black & Kiddo: A true story of Dust, Determination, and Cowboy Dreams" and will have books available for signing.

Black was raised in Branch and is a fifth-generation Arkansawyer on both sides. She and her husband of 50 years divide their time between a farm on the Prairie Grove Civil War battlefield and a mountaintop near the Buffalo River. She is an award-winning author whose work has been read on NPR's "Tales From the South" and published in anthologies. "Black & Kiddo" is her first book.

The event is free, but space is limited. For information, contact Bookish at or 479-434-2917.