Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Poet Megan Kaminski (shown) and fellow writer Jim McCrary will read from their work at The Raven Book Store, 6 E. 7th Street, Lawrence, Kan.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Journalist Amanda Sellet & essayist Rebekah Taussig will read from their work as part of the Big Tent Reading Series at The Raven Book Store, 6 E. 7th Street, Lawrence, Kan.
Friday, December 4, 2015
The former Kansas poet laureate will present her poems, accompanied by photographs from Stephen Locke, held at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania Avenue, Kansas City, Mo.
Sunday, December 6, 2015
This annual reading and open mic celebrating National Recovery Month features readings by Susan Whitmore, Judith Roberts, Charles Ferruzza, Carrie Allison, and Liz Gilbert, at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
The incomparable Robert Day will inaugurate the Public Library’s “Community of Readers” series with a reading of his new fiction, at the Kansas City Public Library-Central Branch, 14 W. 10th Street, Kansas City, Mo. Robert Day will also facilitate a discussion group the next morning, Wednesday, at the library, open to all.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Former Kansas Poet Laureate Denise Low (shown) will celebrate the release of her new collection of short fiction, Jackalope, with readings from the work. Low will be joined by Kij Johnson, author of "The Evolution of Trickster Stories among the Dogs of North Park after the Change," at The Raven Book Store, 6 E. 7th Street, Lawrence, Kan.
Monday, December 14, 2015
Denise Low, former Kansas Poet Laureate and retired humanities professor at Haskell Indian Nations University, will read from her book of stories, Jackalope, and conduct a short workshop, guiding writers in finding their inner tricksters. This free event takes place at the Bonner Springs City Library, 201 N. Nettleton Avenue, Bonner Springs, Kan.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Poet Ravi Shankar, author of the collections Deepening Groove, Instrumentality, and Voluptuous Bristle, will discuss his work as part of the Writing Now, Reading Now Series at Wichita State University. This event will be held in the Ulrich Museum, 1845 Fairmount Street, Wichita, Kan.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Midwest Poets Series presents Alabama-born and current Illinois poet Rodney Jones, winner of the Kingsley Tufts Award and National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, held in Arrupe Auditorium, Rockhurst University, 54th Street and Troost, Kansas City, Mo. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Poet Michele Battiste, author of the collections Ink for an Odd Cartography, and others, will discuss her work in the Writing Now, Reading Now Series at Wichita State University. This event will be held in the Ulrich Museum, 1845 Fairmount Street, Wichita, Kan.
Kansas City Literary Events