Monday, June 26, 2017
Robert F. Willson, emeritus professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, presents an insightful lecture, "The Play’s the Thing," in preparation for The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival's production of Hamlet, at the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Pushcart Prize winning writer Naomi Shihab Nye will speak at the 2017 National Storytelling Conference at the Marriott Hotel Country Club Plaza, 4445 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Register for this event.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Nancy McCabe will discuss her new novel Following Diasters at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 East Douglas, Wichita, Kan.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Diane Glancy and Linda Rodriguez, co-editors of the anthology The World is One Place Native American Poets Visit the Middle East, along with Kim Shuck and Bojan Louis, both contributors to the book, will be in conversation about the collection with New Letters on the Air host Angela Elam at Haskell Indian Nations University, Tommaney Library, 155 Indian Avenue, Lawrence, Kan. This event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Siobhan Fallon will read from her novel The Confusion of Languages at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas, Wichita, Kan.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Poets Jenny Molberg (shown) and Cameron Morse 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.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Environmental writer and activist Terry Tempest Williams will discuss her latest book, The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks, at Woodneath Library Center, 8900 N.E. Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Writers Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, Jason Poole, and Alexis Renee Smith (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.
Friday, July 28, 2017
Poets Jason Preu, Victor Clevenger, James Benger, and Martha Gershun will read from their work as par of The Writers Place Neon Gallery Reading Series, 1921 E. Truman Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, August 11, 2017
Writer Maria Vasquez Boyd (shown) and poet William Trowbridge will read in the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City Literary Events