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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kansas City Literary Events
This isssue includes an interview with Buck O'Neil and writing by Ted Kooser and Dan Quisenberry + others.