Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Writers Tim Tankard, Mary Silwance, Martha Gershun and Kayla Wiltfong will read for the ow Presenting Series, Johnson County Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, Kan.
Saturday, May 25, 2019
Thorny Locust editor, Silvia Kofler, will host readings by Thorny Locust contributors, for Riverfront Reading Series at Our Daily Nada, 304 Delaware St., Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Novelist Melanie Benjamin will read from her work at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Joy Roulier Sawyer will read from her book Lifegaurd: Poems at Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan.
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Novelist Meg Wolitzer will give a talk entitled "Why Are You Telling Me This? A Discussion About the Craft of Novels," at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Pierson Auditorium, Atterbury Student Success Center, 5000 Holmes St., Kansas City, Mo. This event is sponosred by the Carolyn Benton Cockefair Chair Foundation. Tickets for the event can be purchased here.
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Poet Wyatt Townely will read a poem commissioned for the dedication of the new Lenexa City Center Library, 8788 Penrose Ln., Lenexa, Kan.
Friday, June 14, 2019
Lizzie Green, Chico Sierra and Kevin Jean Paul will read from their work as part of the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Alistair Heim, John Peterson and Lindsey Weishar (shown) will read in the Rose Garden Series, Loose Park Garden Center, Fern Room, 5200 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Rebecca Makkai will read from her novel The Great Believers at Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Poet Jericho Brown will read from his work at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St., Lawrence, Kan.
Kansas City Literary Events