Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Cancelled: Lacy Johnson

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Cancelled: Memoirist Lacy Johnson will read at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Ellis 114A.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia, Mo.
Contact: 573-882-6421, Dept. of English

Cancelled: Bargen, Benevento & Daneman

Friday, April 17, 2020

Cancelled: Poets Walter Bargen, Joe Benevento, and Pat Daneman will read at the Writers Place, 31 W. 31 St., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-281-8311, The Writers Place

Cancelled: Huascar Medina

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Cancelled: Poet laureate of Kansas, Huascar Medina, will lecture, "May Our Voices Ring True" at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10 Ave., Topeka, Kan.

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Topeka, Kan.
Contact: 785-215-7405, Miranda Ericsson Kendall

Cancelled: John Gallaher & Kathy Goodkin

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Cancelled: Poets John Gallaher and Kathy Goodkin will read at 400 Union Club on the Missouri State campus, Springfield, Mo.

Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Springfield, Mo.
Contact: 417-836-5107, Missouri State English Department

Cancelled: Huascar Medina

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Cancelled: Poet laureate of Kansas, Huascar Medina, will lecture, "May Our Voices Ring True" at the Olathe Public Library, Indian Creek Branch, 16100 W 135 St., Olathe, Kan.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Olathe, Kan.
Contact: 913-971-6835, Allison Antrim

Cancelled: Matthew Cooperman & Aby Kaupang

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Cancelled: Poets Matthew Cooperman & Aby Kaupang will read from NOS (disorder, not otherwise specified), NW Missouri State, Meeting Room A, Jones Union, 800 University Dr., Maryville, Mo.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Maryville, Mo.
Contact: dbiegel@nwmissouri.edu, Daniel Biegelson

Cancelled: Unbound Book Festival

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Cancelled: Jericho Brown, Molly McCully Brown, Garth Greenwell, Kristen Radtke, Erika Sanchez, Tracy Smith, Brandon Taylor, Justin Torres, Alexander Weinstein, and others will discuss their writing at Unbound Book Festival, Columbia, Mo.

Time: April 23–April 25 2020
Location: Columbia, Mo.
Contact: mail@unboundbookfestival.com.

Cancelled: Paper Plains Literary Festival

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Cancelled: Colson Whitehead, Natalie Diaz, Julie Murphy, Grady Hendrix, Ed Skoog, Erika Meitner, Philip Metres, and Traci Brimhall, among others, will discuss their writing at the Paper Plains Literary Festival, Lawrence, Kan.

Time: April 23-April 26
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: www.paperplains.org

Cancelled: Tracy K. Smith & Jericho Brown

Friday, April 24, 2020

Cancelled: Poet Tracy K. Smith will give the keynote address for Unbound Book Festival and interviewed by poet Jericho Brown at the Missouri Theater, 203 S. 9 St., Columbia, Mo.

Time: TBA
Location: Columbia, Mo.
Contact: mail@unboundbookfestival.com

Cancelled: Colson Whitehead

Friday, April 24, 2020

Cancelled: Novelist Colson Whitehead (Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award), will speak for the Lawrence Public Library, at Liberty Memorial Central Middle School, 1400 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, Kan.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-832-5400

Kansas City Literary Events

Cancelled: Lacy Johnson

Thursday, April 9, 2020
Columbia, Mo.

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