Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Kansas Poet Laureate Wyatt Townley (shown) will read with fellow poet Trish Reeves as part of the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W 87th Street, Overland Park, Kan.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Poets Joshua Clover (shown) and Megan Kaminski will read from their work as part of the MFA Program Visiting Writers Series at, The Commons, Spooner Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Poet Stan Banks will read from his new collection, Blue Issues, at Woodneath Library Center, 8900 N. Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Jordan Bass, managing editor of McSweeney's Publishing, will discuss his work editing both fiction and nonfiction as part of the Current Perspectives lecture series, at Epperson Auditorium in Vanderslice Hall on the Kansas City Art Institute campus, 4415 Warwick Boulevard, Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, April 18, 2014
Poet Paul Dickey (shown) and novelist John Mort will read from their work as part of a reading series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Chris Leonard, author of The Meat Racket, will discuss his work with Whitney Terrell, the New Letters Distinguished Writer-in-Residence, as part of the Writers at Work Series, at the Kansas City Public Library, Central Branch, 14 W. 10th Street, Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Julene Bair will discuss her memoir, The Ogallala Road, at Unity Temple on The Plaza, 707 W. 47th Street, Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, April 25, 2014
Hosted by Rick Malsick, poets Maria Vasquez Boyd, José Faus, Silvia Kofler, Pat Lawson, and Eve Ott will read from their work with musical accompaniment from River Cow Orchestra, at Downtown Neon Gallery, 1921 E. Truman Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
In celebration of National Poetry Month, poets who have published at least one book or chapbook are invited to participate in this open mic event. Each poet will also be provided a table to sell books. Registration is required. This event will be held at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, Kan.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Reading by contributors to the latest issue of Kansas City Voices magazine, including Eve Ott, Alarie Tennille, and John Peterson, at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City Literary Events
Special Pricing: This two cd collection features four interviews with famed novelist Richard Ford that span his career back to 1987. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced and are available through our archives.