Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Join The Writers Place for its first local soul reading, featuring poet Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

Kevin Rabas

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Poet Laureate of Kansas Kevin Rabas will give a lecture, "Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary," at the Linn County Library District 5, 752 Main St., Pleasanton, Kan. 

Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Pleasanton, Kan.
Contact: 913-352-8554, Wendy Morlan

Lisa Ko

Monday, June 4, 2018

Lisa Ko will read from The Leavers at the Mid-Continent Public Library's Woodneath Libary Story Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Road., Kansas City, Mo. Registration required. 

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

Parton, Porter & Verbeck

Friday, June 8, 2018

Writers Beth Parton (shown), Claire Verbeck and poet Waco Porter will read for The Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennyslvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

Gail Honeyman

Friday, June 8, 2018

Gail Honeyman will read from her new novel Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 East Douglas, Wichita, Kan. 

Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Wichita, Kan.
Contact: 316-682-1181, Watermark Books & Cafe

J. Courtney Sullivan

Monday, June 11, 2018

J. Courtney Sullivan will read from her new novel Saints for All Occasions at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 East Douglas, Wichita, Kan. 

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

Jennifer Egan

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan will read from her new novel Manhattan Beach at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 East Douglas, Wichita, Kan. 

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

Zinzi Clemmons

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Zinzi Clemmons will read from her novel What We Lose at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 East Douglas, Wichita, Kan. 

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

Patricia Lawson & Joan Yeagley

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Writer Patricia Lawson (shown) and poet Joan Yeagley will read in the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series, Johnson County Central Library, 9875 W 87th St., Overland Park, Kan. 

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Central Resource Library

David Sedaris

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

David Sedaris will read from his book Calypso at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 East Douglas, Wichita, Kan. This is a ticketed event. 

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

Kansas City Literary Events

Kevin Rabas

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Kinsley, Kan.

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