Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Becky Mandelbaum

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Becky Mandelbaum will read from her collection of stories Bad Kansas at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 East Douglas St., Wichita, Kan.

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

John Freeman

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Editor and poet John Freeman will be discussing his work as part of the Writers at Work series, Kansas City Public Library, Central Branch, 14 W. 10th St., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 6:00 PM reception; 6:30 PM event
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-701-3400, Central Library

Julie Carr & Meagen Youngdahl

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Poets Julie Carr (shown) and Meagen Youngdahl will read in the KU English Department’s Visiting Writers Series, Centennial Room, 6th Floor, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., KU Campus.

Time: 7:05 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-424-3556, Joseph Harrington

Freeman, Smarsh, & Terrell

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

John Freeman and Sarah Smarsh (shown) will discuss their new book Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided America with novelist Whiteny Terrell at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan. 

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

Diane Glancy

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Poet Diane Glancy will read from her work at the University of Missouri, Tate Hall, room 102, Columbia, Mo. 

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Columbia, Mo.
Contact: 573-882-6421, English Dept.

Daniel Hoyt & Lain Ellis

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Daniel Hoyt (shown) will appear in coversation with Lain Ellis to discuss his book This Book Is Not for You at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan. 

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

Hoedel, McElhattan, & Signor

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Nonfiction writer Cindy Hoedel (shown), poet Dee McElhattan, and fiction writer Randy Michael Signor will read from their work as part of the Big Tent Reading Series at The Raven Book Store, 6 East 7th St., Lawrence, Kan. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-749-3300, The Raven Book Store

Daniel Hoyt

Friday, December 1, 2017

Daniel Hoyt will read from his new novel This Book Is Not for You at a Raven Book Store Event at the Replay Lounge, 946 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, Kan. 

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-749-7676, Replay Lounge

William Trowbridge

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Poet William Trowbridge will read from his work at Swordfish Tom's, 210 W. 19th Terrace, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: swordfishtomsevents@gmail.com

Xánath Caraza

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Xánath Caraza will present her book Sin Preámbulos / Without Preamble for Prospero's POP Poetry Series. Her reading will be preceded by an Open-Mic event at Prospero's Books, 1800 W. 39th St., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-531-9673, Prospero's Books

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Becky Mandelbaum

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Wichita, Kan.

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