Monday, February 2, 2015
Booker Prize-winning author Margaret Atwood will deliver the Kenneth A. Spencer Memorial Lecture in the Ballroom in the Kansas Union on the University of Kansas Campus, Lawrence, Kan.
Monday, February 9, 2015
Carmen Gimenez Smith will read from her poetry collection Milk and Filth in Spooner Hall of The Commons on the University of Kansas Campus, Lawrence, Kan.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Former Poet Laureate of Kansas Denise Low (shown) and fellow poet Kathryn Kysar will read from their work as part of the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at the Oak Park Neighborhood Library, 9500 Bluejacket, Overland Park, Kan.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith, winner of the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Award and recipient of a MacArthur fellowship, will discuss her work as part of the University of Kansas' Hall Center for the Humanities Lecture Series, at the Lied Center Auditorium, 1600 Stewart Street, Lawrence, Kan.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Emerging voices in poetry, including Marcus Myers (shown), Brian Clifton, Tammy Daniel, Teresa Leggard, Melissa Fite, and Christopher Eithun will share their work as part of a reading series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Poets Amy Ash (shown), Sara Henning, and Elizabeth Schultz will read from their work as part of the Taproom Poetry Series at the Eighth Street Taproom, 19 E. 8th Street, Lawrence, Kan.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Poets Michelle Boisseau (shown) and Hadara Bar-Nadav will read from their work as part of the Pleiades/The Honors College Visiting Writers Series, at the University of Central Missouri, Gallery of Art and Design, 217 Clark Street, Warrensburg, Mo.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Elizabeth Gaffney, author of Metropolis and editor of the Brooklyn-based literary magazine A Public Space, will discuss her new novel, When the World Was Young, with Whitney Terrell, the New Letters Distinguished Writer-in-Residence, as part of the Writers at Work Series and co-hosted by A Public Space, at the Kansas City Public Library, Central Branch, 14 W. 10th Street, Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
The nineteenth United States Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner, Natasha Trethewey 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.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Midwest Poets Series presents Vijay Seshadri, the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, at Rockhurst University, 54th Street and Troost, Kansas City, Mo. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Kansas City Literary Events
This isssue includes an interview with Buck O'Neil and writing by Ted Kooser and Dan Quisenberry + others.