Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Walter Bargen & Silvia Kofler

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Poets Walter Bargen (shown) and Silvia Kofler will read from their work as part of 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

Koromante, Medina & Miller

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Poets Joan Koromante, Huascar Edil Medina, and Ronda Miller (shown) will read from their work 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

Alan Proctor & New Letters on the Air

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Alan Proctor will talk with New Letters on the Air host Angela Elam about The Sweden File, a memoir told through letters with his late brother, an expatriated conscientious objector to the Vietnam War. The interview will be held before the Kansas City Actors Theatre’s performance of the epistolary play Sea Marks at the H&R Block City Stage in Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, Mo. Tickets here.

Time: 6:45 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-361-5228, Kansas City Actors Theatre

Molberg, Zehr, & Cullity

Friday, January 19, 2018

Poets Jenny Molberg (shown), Martin Zehr and author Jocelyn Cullity will read from their work as part of The Writers Place Reading Series at The Writers Place 3607 Pennsylvania Avenue Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

Fraley, Hoag, & Harrington

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Writers Amber Brejcha Fraley, Andrea Hoag, and Joe Harrington (shown) 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

Laura Moriarty

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Laura Moriarty will read from her novel American Heart at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan.

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

E.J. Koh & Amy Meng

Thursday, February 8, 2018

E.J. Koh (shown) and Amy Meng will each read their poetry in the Visiting Writers Series at Northwest Missouri State University in the J.W. Jones Student Union livingroom. 800 University Dr. Maryville, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Maryville, Mo.
Contact: 660-562-1265

Annette Billings & Elaine McMillan

Friday, February 9, 2018

Poet Annette Billings (shown) and writer Elaine McMillan 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

Kevin Rabas

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Poet Laureate of Kansas Kevin Rabas will give a lecture, "Finding the Extrodinary in the Oridinary," at the Emporia Public Library, 110 E. 6th Ave., Emporia, Kan. 

Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Emporia, Kan.
Contact: 620-340-6451, Molly Chenault

Robert Stewart: Basic Editing Workshop

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Writer and Editor-in-Chief of New Letters magazine Robert Stewart will lead a basic editing workshop at Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Registration is required. 

Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-883-4900, Woodneath Library Center

Kansas City Literary Events

Walter Bargen & Silvia Kofler

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Overland Park, Kan.

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