Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Harryette Mullen & Meta DuEwa Jones

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Poets Harryette Mullen (shown) and Meta DuEwa Jones will read from their work at The Raven Book Store, 6 E. 7th Street, Lawrence, Kan.

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

Paula McLain

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Paula McLain will discuss her new novel, Circling the Sun, 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

Lonita Cook

Friday, August 14, 2015

Film critic and fiction writer Lonita Cook 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

Women & Young Ladies of Poetry

Friday, August 14, 2015

This event will feature poetry readings from Annette Billings (shown), Gloria Taylor, Kira Daniels, Karis Harrington, and many more, at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, Mo. For more information, visit the Women & Young Ladies of Poetry Facebook page.

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-751-1278

Kansas City Voices Reading

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Contributors to the latest issue of the literary magazine Kansas City Voices will share their work as part of the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at the Oak Park Neighborhood Library, 9500 Bluejacket, Overland Park, Kan. Sponsored by The Writers Place and Johnson County Public Library.

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4414

Greg Field, Tobi Cogswell, & Jeff Alfier

Friday, August 21, 2015

Poets Greg Field (shown), Tobi Cogswell, and Jeff Alfier, will share their work as part of a reading series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.

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

Susan Rieke and Divya Bhalla

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Poet Susan Rieke (shown) and fellow writer Divya Bhalla 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

Janice N. Harrington

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Poet Janice N. Harrington will share her 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.

Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Warrensburg, Mo.
Contact: 660-543-8106

William Butler Yeats: A Symposium

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Mapping Yeats, an interdisciplinary symposium, will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of this poet and playwright, hosted by the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Rockhurst University, the University of Kansas, Ottawa University, and the Kansas City Irish Festival. Held at Crown Center Thursday and Friday. See this listing for developing details.

Time: Two days, Thursday and Friday
Location: Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: K.C. Irish Fest, kcirishfest.com

National Recovery Reading

Friday, September 4, 2015

This annual reading and open mic celebrating National Recovery Month features readings by Susan Whitmore, Judith Roberts, Charles Ferruzza, Carrie Allison, and Liz Gilbert, at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.

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

Kansas City Literary Events

Harryette Mullen & Meta DuEwa Jones

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Lawrence, Kan.

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