Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Joseph Kanon

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Joseph Kanon will read from his new novel, Leaving Berlin, at Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th Street, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: Rainy Day Books, 913-384-3126

Alan Michael Parker & Aaron Burch

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Literary editors Alan Michael Parker (shown) and Aaron Burch will discuss their work as part of the Pleiades/The Honors College Visiting Writers Series, at the University of Central Missouri, James C. Kirkpatrick Library, Performance Corner, 601 S. Missouri Street, Warrensburg, Mo.

Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Warrensburg, Mo.
Contact: 660-543-8106

Sara Gruen

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Sara Gruen will discuss her new novel, At the Water's Edge, at Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th Street, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: Rainy Day Books, 913-384-3126

Susan Whitmore & Jeannie Wilson

Friday, April 10, 2015

Poet Susan Whitmore (shown) and fellow writer Jeannie Wilson will read from their work as part of the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania Avenue, Kansas City, Mo.

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

National Poetry Month Open Mic

Friday, April 17, 2015

The community is invited to share their poetry at this special open mic led by poets Rich Smith (shown) and Rees Purdom, at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo. Registration is required for this event. Please contact mwager@writersplace.org.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: mwager@writersplace.org

Poetry and Jazz

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Poets Stan Banks, Kevin Rabas, Dan Jaffe, Phyllis Becker, and more will read from their works with musical performances by Angela Hagenbach, Zach Beeson, Nedra Dixon and others at The Broadway Jazz Club, 3601 Broadway, Kansas City. An open mic, hosted by Glenn North, follows event. Sponsors: Writers Place and Broadway Jazz Club.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-298-6316

Alarie Tennille & Eve Brackenbury

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Poets Alarie Tennille (shown) and Eve Brackenbury 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.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4414

Trudy Lewis

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Trudy Lewis, author of the novels The Empire Rolls and Private Correspondences, will share her work at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Katz Hall, Room 101.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: UMKC Department of English, 816-235-1305

David Sedaris

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Humor writer David Sedaris will share readings from his book, Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, in Helzberg Hall of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: Rainy Day Books, 913-384-3126

Walter Bargen, Danny Caine, & Charles Ferruzza

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Former Poet Laureate of Missouri Walter Bargen (shown), along with fellow poet Danny Caine, and writer and editor Charles Ferruzza, will share their work as part of the Big Tent Reading Series, at The Raven Book Store, 6 E. 7th Street, Lawrence, Kan.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-749-3300

Kansas City Literary Events

Joseph Kanon

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Kansas City, Mo.

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