Friday, August 8, 2014
Poet Piper Abernathy (shown) and fellow writer Bill Peck will read from their work as part of the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Poet Catherine Anderson (shown), author of the collection The Work of Hands, novelist Stephen Roth, and Alarie Tennille, author of the poetry collection Running Counterclockwise, will read from their work as part of a reading series, at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Author of both poetry and nonfiction Patricia Miller (shown) and Poet Laureate of Missouri William Trowbridge will read from their work as part of the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th Street, Overland Park, Kan.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Tim Lantz (shown), whose work has appeared in Prick of the Spindle, alice blue, and DIAGRAM, and Becky Mandelbaum whose work was featured in a 2014 issue of Midwestern Gothic, will read from their work as part of the University of Kansas Big Tent Reading Series, at the Raven Bookstore, 6 E. 7th Street, Lawrence, Kan.
Friday, September 12, 2014
Poets Xánath Caraza (shown) and Ruben Quesada will read from their work as part of the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Xánath Caraza, author of the poetry collections Lo que trae la marea/What the Tide Brings and Noche de Colibríes: Ekphrastic Poems, will discuss her work with New Letters on the Air host Angela Elam, as part of Park University's Ethnic Voices Poetry Series, at Woodneath Library Center, 8900 N. Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Author of the poetry collection Light Subtracts Itself, Maryfrances Wagner (shown), and fellow poet Greg Field, author of The Longest Breath, and will read from their work as part of the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th Street, Overland Park, Kan.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Investigative journalist and author of Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, which won the National Book Award in Nonfiction, Katherine Boo will discuss her work as part of the University of Kansas' Hall Center for the Humanities Lecture Series, in the Kansas Union of Woodruff Auditorium, 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard, Lawrence, Kan.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Midwest Poets Series presents the writer, critic, editor, and poet Dave Smith, at Rockhurst University, 54th Street and Troost, Kansas City, Mo. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Kansas Poet Laureates Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg (2009-2013), Wyatt Townley (2013-2015), and Denise Low (2007-2009) (all shown) will be joined by Missouri Poet Laureates Walter Bargen (2010-2012) and William Trowbridge (2012-2014) for a public reading to kick off the Power of Words Conference, at Lake Doniphan Conference & Retreat Center, 12856 Doniphan Lake Road, Excelsior Springs, Mo. Visit the Workshops/Performances page for a full list of events.
Kansas City Literary Events
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