Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Kelly, Lowe & Adair-Hodges

Friday, September 20, 2019

Fiction writer Jennifer Wisner Kelly will read from Stone Skimmers (BkMk Press), with poets Bridget Lowe & Erin Adair-Hodges, Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-235-2558, BkMk Press

Madeline Miller

Friday, September 20, 2019

Madeline Miller will read from her novel Circe at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan.

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

Huascar Medina & Boyd Bauman

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Poets Huascar Medina and Boyd Bauman will read at the South Branch Library, 3104 Strong Ave. Kansas City, Kan. 

Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Kan.
Contact: 913-722-7400, South Branch Library

Brock Clarke

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Brock Clarke will read from his novel Who Are You, Calvin Bledsoe? at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan.

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

Daneman, Frank & Garrison

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Pat Daneman, Karin Frank and David Lee Garrison, Johnson County Library's writing contest winners will read, InterUrban ArtHouse, 8001 Newton St., Overland Park, Kan. 

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

Jos Charles & Taneum Bambrick

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The Pleiades Visiting Writers Series welcomes poets Jos Charles and Taneum Bambrick to the University of Central Missouri Student Union, Room 237B, 511 S. Holden, Warrensburg, Mo. 

Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Warrensburg, Mo.
Contact: ehodges@ucmo.edu

I-70 Review Magazine Release Party

Friday, September 27, 2019

Hear contributors of I-70 Review read from their work at The Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-281-8311, The Writers Place

Delia Owens

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Delia Owens will read from her novel Where the Crawdads Sing at Unity Templeo 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

Sherwin Bitsui

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Sherwin Bitsui will read from his poetry at The Commons, Spooner Hall, University of Kansas, 1340 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, Kan. 

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: (785) 864-6293

Ben Lerner

Thursday, October 3, 2019

The 2019 Cockefair Chair writer-in-residence, Ben Lerner, will give a public reading and interview, with New Letters on the Air, at the Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-235-1305, UMKC Dept. of English

Kansas City Literary Events

Kelly, Lowe & Adair-Hodges

Friday, September 20, 2019
Kansas City, Mo.

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