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Patrick Rosal

Growing up in New Jersey as a first generation Filipino-American, Patrick Rosal was accustomed to an eclectic mix of music, language, and his family's unspoken history, including his father leaving the Catholic priesthood to marry his mother. In this interview at the Kansas City Public Library as part of Park University's Ethnic Voices Poetry Series, Rosal describes his early impetus to capture the lives of break dancers, hip-hop arti...

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    Martín Espada

    In the first part of this public presentation for Park University’s Ethnic Voices Poetry Series at the Kansas City Public Library, Martín Espada begins by reading a poem from his earlier book,...

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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

Ellen Bryant Voigt

Sunday, September 21, 2014
Kansas City, Mo.


Dave Smith: Midwest Poets Series Event

Wednesday, Sept. 17th: Midwest Poets Series presents the writer, critic, editor, and poet Dave Smith, at Rockhurst University,


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.