Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Karl Marlantes

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Karl Marlantes will read from his novel Matterhorn at the Kansas City Public Library, Plaza branch, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Registration is required. 

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-701-3486, Kansas City Public Library

J. Ryan Stradal

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

J. Ryan Stradal will read from his novel The Lager Queen of Minnesota at Mid-Continent, Woodneath Library, 8900 N.E. Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo. Registration required. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-883-4900, Woodneath Library Center

J. Ryan Stradal

Friday, July 26, 2019

J. Ryan Stradal will read from his novel The Lager Queen of Minnesota at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan.

Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Wichita, Kan.
Contact: 316-682-1181, Watermark Books & Cafe

James Benger & Carl Bettis

Friday, August 9, 2019

Writer James Benger and Carl Bettis will read for the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-281-8311, The Writers Place

Kristan Higgins

Monday, August 12, 2019

Kristan Higgins will read from her novel Life and Other Inconceniences at Mid-Continent Library, 8900 N.E. Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo. Registration required. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-883-4900, Woodneath Library Center

Dobson, Khan, & Reed

Friday, August 16, 2019

Prose writer Patrick Dobson (shown) and poets Janet Reed and J. Khan will read for The Writers Place Series, Nonprofit Village, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-281-8311, The Writers Place

Diane Glancy and Peter Mishler

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Poets Diane Glancy and Peter Mishler will read at Johnson County Library Central Resource branch located at 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, Kan.

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Johnson County Library Central Resource Branch

Bryn Greenwood

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Novelist Bryn Greenwood will read from her novel The Reckless Oath We Made at Lawrence Public Library located at 707 Vermont St. Lawrence, Kan.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-843-3833, ext. 122, Kristin Soper

Bryn Greenwood

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

BRyn Greenwood will read from her novel The Reckless Oath We Made at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan.

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

Sarah Smarsh

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Sarah Smarsh will read from her memoir Heartland at Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo. Admission package required. 

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

Kansas City Literary Events

Karl Marlantes

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Kansas City, Mo.

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