Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Ron Currie Jr. and New Letters on the Air

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Novelist Ron Currie Jr. will be interviewed by New Letters on the Air host, Angela Elam, at Johnson County Library-Central, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, Kan.

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Central Resource Branch

John Freeman

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

John Freeman, former Granta editor-in-chief, critic (The Tyranny of E-mail) and poet, editor of Freeman's magazine, will read for Writers at Work at the Kansas City Public Library-Central, 14 W. 10th St., Kansas City, MO.

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-701-3400, Kansas City Public Library-Central Branch

Ron Currie Jr.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Novelist Ron Currie Jr. will lead a small discussion about his novels and essays at Monticello Library, 22435 W. 66th St., Shawnee, Kan. 

Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Shawnee, Kan
Contact: 913-826-4600, Central Resource Library

Ron Currie Jr.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Novelist Ron Currie Jr. will lead a small discussion about his novels and essays at the Johnson County Library-Gardner branch, 137 E. Shawnee St., Gardner, Kan.

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Gardner, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4581, Gardner Library

Callista Buchen

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Poet Callista Buchen will read from her book Look, Look, Look at the Raven Bookstore, 6 E. 7 St., Lawrence, Kan.

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

Elizabeth Berg

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Novelist Elizabeth Berg will read from her novel The Confession Club,  at Unity Temple-Plaza, 707 W. 47th St. Kansas City, Mo. Admissions package required. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 913-384-3126, Rainy Day Books

John Freeman

Thursday, November 21, 2019

John Freeman will discuss his book Dictionary of the Undoing at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan.

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

Nino Cipri

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Nino Cipri will read from their short story collection Homesick at the Raven Bookstore, 6 E. 7 St., Lawrence, Kan.

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

Paul Hendrickson

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Paul Hendrickson will read from Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan. 

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

K.W. Peery & Bruce McLain

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Poet K.W. Peery and illustrator Bruce McLain will discuss their collaborative process at Johnson County Library, Central branch, 9875 W 87 St., Overland Park, Kan.

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Johnson County Library

Kansas City Literary Events

Ron Currie Jr. and New Letters on the Air

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Overland Park, Kan.

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