Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Thomas Fox Averill

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thomas Fox Averill will read from his novel Found Documents at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan. 

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Wichita, Kan.
Contact: 316-682-1181, Watermark Books & Cafe

John Hodgen

Friday, March 2, 2018

Poet John Hodgen will give a Master Class on poetry writing, Cockefair Hall 105, Univeristy of Missouri Kansas City, 5121 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-235-1305, UMKC Dept. of English

Kevin Rabas

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Poet Laureate of Kansas Kevin Rabas will give a lecture, "Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary," at the Basehor Community Library, 1400 158th St., Basehor, Kan. 

Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Basehor, Kan.
Contact: Janice Garcia, 913-724-2828

John Darnielle

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

John Darnielle will read from his book Universal Harvester at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan. 

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Wichita, Kan.
Contact: 316-682-1181, Watermark Books & Cafe

Denice Frohman

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Poet Denice Frohman will read from her work in Pierson Auditorium of the Atterbury Student Success Center, 5000 Holmes St. (just north of Swinny Rec Center) on the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus.

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-235-6556, UMKC, LGBTQIA Programs & Services

Powers, Salazar & Slupski

Friday, March 9, 2018

Poets Jeanette Powers (shown), Monique Salazar, and Samantha Slupski will read from their work as part of The Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennyslvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

Kevin Rabas

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Poet laureate of Kansas Rabas will give a lecture, "Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary," at Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, Kan. 

Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Topeka, Kan.
Contact: Miranda Ericsson Kendall, 785-580-4554

H.C. Palmer & Robert Sommer

Friday, March 16, 2018

Poet H.C. Palmer (shown) and prose writer Robert Sommer will read from their work at The Raven Book Store, 6 East 7th St., Lawrence, Kan. 

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

Fagan, Tennille & Aronson

Friday, March 16, 2018

Writers Kathy Fagan, Alarie Tennille (shown) and Rebecca Aronson read from their work as part of The Writers Place Reading Series, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

Diane Glancy & Linda Rodriguez

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Diance Glancy and Linda Rodriguez (shown) will read from The World Is One Place: Native American Poets Visit the Middle East, in the Thomas Zvi Wilson Series at Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W 87th St., Overland Park, Kan. 

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

Kansas City Literary Events

Thomas Fox Averill

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Wichita, Kan.

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