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Phyllis Becker

A great promoter of poetry in Kansas City, Phyllis Becker served on the board of The Writers Place and is coordinator of the Riverfront Reading Series. Her own publications include the 2008 book, How I Came to Love Jazz and other Poems, an earlier chapbook, ...

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Kansas City Literary Events

Foreman, Van Winckel & Rancourt

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Kansas City, Mo.

Pleiades Press author Robert Long Foreman, Nance Van Winckel (shown), and Jacques Rancourt will read from their work at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania Avenue. 

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Writers for Readers

Literacy KC & UMKC's Creative Writing Program team up to raise money for a local literacy program. Contributors can enjoy dinner while listening to a conversation between UMKC novelist Whitney Terrell & Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith. (Click names to hear earlier radio shows with each writer; more on the event here.)

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.