Thursday, May 26, 2016
Pam Gout (shown) and Justin Runge will read from their work as part of the Big Tent Reading series at The Raven Bookstore, 6 E. 7th Street, Lawrence, Kan.
Friday, May 27, 2016
Poet Laureate of the United States, Juan Felipe Herrera, will read from his work for this inaugural event in The Writers Place William H. Hickok Reading Series, at the Kansas City Public Library-Central Branch, 14 W. 10th Street, Kansas City, Mo. This event is free; registration requested.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Join Gustavo Adolfo Aybar to celebrate the release of his book of poetry Between the Lines, book 17 in the 2016 Pop Poetry: 12 Poets in 12 Months Sequence, at Prospero's Books, 1800 W. 39th Street, Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Whitney Terrell, Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, will discuss his new novel, The Good Lieutenant, at Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th Street, Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, June 3, 2016
Award-winning journalist and author of The Grace of Silence: A Family Memoir, Michele Norris will be the keynote speaker for the 11th Annual Women of Color Leadership Conference at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Student Union, 5100 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Mo. Conference website.
Friday, June 10, 2016
Poet Silvia Kofler (shown) and fellow writer Randy Ratliff will read from their work as part of the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania Avenue, Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, June 10, 2016
Pitch Magazine Reader's Choice Best Poet of 2015 and co-creator of the POP Poetry book series Jeanette Powers will read from her new book of poetry, Tiny Chasm. This event will be held at The Uptown Arts Bar, 3611 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Judith Fertig will discuss her new novel The Memory of Lemon at Rainy Day Books, 2706 W 53rd Street, Fairway, Kan.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Dorothea Benton Frank, New York Times bestselling author, will discuss her All Summer Long: A Lowcountry Novel at the Woodneath Library Center, 8900 N.E. Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Sherry Meeks will be at Barnes & Noble in Zona Rosa to discuss and sign copies of her award winning novel Finding Tambri, 8625 NW Prairie View Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City Literary Events