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Martín Espada

We celebrate National Poetry Month and the beginning of baseball season with poet Martin Espada, who loves baseball as much as poetry. In this public reading for Park University's Ethnic Voices Poetry Series at the Kansas City Public Library, Espada begins with a poem from his earlier book, ...

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    William Trowbridge

    Missouri Poet Laureate, William Trowbridge (2012-2014), is the third person appointed since the creation of the position in 2007. In this reading at Rockhurst University's 2014 Midwest Poets Series, Trowbridge reads poems from his numerous bo...

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    Janice N. Harrington

    Though she came to writing late, having spent nearly two decades as a librarian and professional storyteller, Janice N. Harrington draws from myriad experiences to create her poetry and children's stories. Her first children's book, ...

Kansas City Literary Events

Stan Banks

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Kansas City, Mo.


2014 BkMk Book Publishing Contest Judging Begins

Thank you to all who entered BkMk's 2014 book publishing contests.   Good luck to the judges, who have many fine manuscripts to consider.  Winners will be announced in August, 2014. Next year's deadline: January 15, 2015. 


Richard Ford CD Collection

Special Pricing: This two cd collection features four interviews with famed novelist Richard Ford that span his career back to 1987. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced and are available through our archives.