Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Greg Field

Friday, June 23, 2017

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Liberty, Missouri
Contact: (816) 752-5199 Liberty Center

Mbembe Milton Smith Black Poetry Book Club Launch

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: Glenn North, glenn@blackarchives.org

Anne Hillerman & Tom Clavin

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-883-4900, Woodneath Library Center

Western Writers of America Conference

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM June 21st to 4:30 PM June 24th
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 307-329-8942, Western Writers of America

Loring Leifer

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: (816) 701-3400 KC Public Library-Plaza Branch

Tasha Hass & Pat Berge

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600

KC Fringe Festival

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Time: July 20th through July 30th
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-359-9195, KC Fringe Festival

Kevin Rabas

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785- 843-5173, Aimee's Coffee House

David Sedaris

Friday, June 16, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Fairway, Kan.
Contact: 913-384-3126, Rainy Day Books

Annette Hope Billings & Diane Silver

Friday, June 16, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-749-3300, The Raven Book Store

Kansas City Literary Events

Robert F. Willson

Monday, June 26, 2017
Kansas City, Mo.

News

Tracy K. Smith has been named the next U.S. Poet Laureate!

Hear poetry from her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Life on Mars, on the New Letters on the Air half-hour show or a short excerpt on KCUR before she was in Kansas City last year. Find out more about our new ambassador for poetry from NPR.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.