Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Kevin Rabas

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Poet Laureate of Kansas Kevin Rabas will give a lecture, "Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary," at the University of Saint Mary, 4100 S. 4th St. Trafficway, Leavenworth, Kan. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Leavenworth, Kan.
Contact: 913-682-5151, ext. 6460, Univ. of Saint Mary

Jamey Bradbury

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Jamey Bradbury will read from her novel The Wild Inside. A reception will follow the reading at 8700 NW River Park Drive, Parkville, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Parkville, Mo.
Contact: 816-584-6886, Glenn Lester

Frank Montesonti & Peter Mishler

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Poets Frank Montesonti (shown) and Peter Mishler will read at N.W. Missouri State U. in the Living Room at J.W. Jones Student Union, 800 University Dr. Maryville, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Maryville, Mo.
Contact: 660-562-1265, Dept of Language, Literature and Writing

Seley, Sutton & Takacs

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Writers Max Keith Sutton, Charlotte Seley (shown), and Bogi Tákacs 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

I-70 Review Release Party & Reading

Friday, September 28, 2018

Join the staff and contributors of I-70 Review for a rekease party and reading of the latest issue at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennyslvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 

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

Kevin Rabas

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Poet Laureate of Kansas Kevin Rabas will lecture on "Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary," South Branch, Kansas City Kansas Library, 3104 Strong Ave, K.C., Kan.

Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Kan.
Contact: 913-627-7635, Kansas City Kansas Public Library

Hank Green

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Hank Green will read from his novel An Absolutely Remarkable Thing at Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo. Admissions package required. 

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 913-384-3126, Rainy Day Books

100 Thousand Poets for Change

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Join other poets, muscians, and artists across the globe for this open mic event to prmote peace and sustaibabilty and to call for social, enviornmental, and political change. The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

River Pretty Poetry & Prose Reading

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Faculty and participants of the River Pretty Writers Retreat will read from their work. Writers include Timothy Leyrson (pictured), Robert Vivian, Robert Hayes, Annie Newcomer and others. Uptown Arts Bar, 3611 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-960-4611, Uptown Arts Bar

Deborah Harkness

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Author Deborah Harkness will read from her novel Times Convert at the Mid-Contenent Public Library, Woodneath Branch located at 8900 NE Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo. Registration is required

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-883-4900, Mid-Continent Public Library, Woodneath Branch

Kansas City Literary Events

Kevin Rabas

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Leavenworth, Kan.

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