Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Kevin Rabas

Friday, August 30, 2019

Poet Kevin Rabas will read from his book Watch Your Head 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

Sarah Smarsh

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Sarah Smarsh will read from her memoir Heartland at Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo. Admission package required. 

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

Elizabeth Schultz & Kylan Rice

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Editors Elizabeth Schultz and Kylan Rice will launch After Moby-Dick: An Anthology of New Poetry at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire, Lawrence, Kan. 

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

Elissa Washuta

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Memorist Elissa Washuta will read at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Location and time TBA. 

Time: TBA
Location: Columbia, Mo.
Contact: 573-882-6421, Dept. of English

Salman Rushdie

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Salman Rushdie will read from his novel Quichotte at Unityy Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo. Amission package required. 

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

Ilya Kaminsky

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Ilya Kaminsky will read from his novel Deaf Republic at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St., Lawerence, Kan.

Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-843-3833, ext. 122, Kristin Soper

Sarah Smarsh

Monday, September 9, 2019

Sarah Smarsh will read from her memoir Heartland at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan. 

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

Linzi Garcia & Macey Webb

Friday, September 13, 2019

Poet Linzi Garcia and memoirist Macy Webb will read for the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-281-8311, The Writers Place

Charles Anthony Silvestri

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Poet Charles Anthony Silvestri will read at the Oak Park Mall Barnes & Noble, 11323 W. 95th St. Overland Park, Kan.

Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-492-8187, Barnes & Noble

Huscar Medina

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Poet Laureate of Kansas Huscar Medina will give a lecture entitled "May Our Voices Ring True," at the Carnegie Center for the  Arts, 701 N. 2nd Ave., Dodge City, Kan.

Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Dodge City, Kan.
Contact: 620-227-3119, Marisa Vargas

Kansas City Literary Events

Kevin Rabas

Friday, August 30, 2019
Lawrence, Kan.

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