Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Maryfrances Wagner & Robert Stewart

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Maryfrances Wagner (poetry) and Robert Stewart (prose) will read for the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W 87th St., Overland Park, Kan. 

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Central Resource Library

David Joy

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

David Joy will read from his novel The Line that Held Us, at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 East Douglas, Wichita, Kan. 

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

Low, Caine, Barth, Farkas & Lucero

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Writers Denise Low (shown), Danny Caine, Kelly Barth, Andy Farkas and Mercedes Lucero will read for the Big Tent Series, Raven Book Store, 6 E 7th St., Lawrence, Kan. 

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

Seley, Lucero, Taylor & Gillig

Friday, August 24, 2018

Charlotte Seley (shown) will read from her poetry collection The World Is My Rival, along with poets Mercedes Lucero, Courtney Faye Taylor, and Cassandra Gillig at the Uptown Arts Bar, 3611 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-960-4611, Uptown Arts Bar

Patrick Dobson & Max McCoy

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Poet Patrick Dobson (shown) will give a one-day workshop followed by a reading with prose writer Max McCoy at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

Williams, McBride & Saiser

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Poets Ruth Williams, Marjorie Saiser, and Matt McBride (shown) will team-up on a workshop of regional writing followed by a reception and reading from their works.

Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

Joshua Mohr

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Joshua Mohr will read from his memoir Sirens at the Blue Valley Public Library, 9311, 9000 151st St., Overland Park, Kan.

Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Blue Valley Library

Joshua Mohr

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Joshua Mohr will read from his memoir Sirens at the Antioch Public Libary, 8700 Shawnee Mission Pkwy., Merriam, Kan.

Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Merriam, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Antioch Public Library

Beth Gulley & Susan Carman

Friday, September 14, 2018

Writers Beth Gulley (shown) and Susan Carman will read from their work as part of The Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennyslvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

Brian Turner

Friday, September 14, 2018

Military vet and poet Brian Turner, of Here, Bullet fame, will speak and conduct a series of events Friday and Saturday, with veterans who write, starting at Kansas City's Central Library, 14 West 10th St., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: TBA
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-701-3400, Central Library

Kansas City Literary Events

Maryfrances Wagner & Robert Stewart

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Overland Park, Kan.

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