Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Laura Moriarty

Friday, February 22, 2019

Novelist Laura Moriarty will read in the Wildcat Chamber at the Kansas State University Student Union, 918 N 17th St., Ste 305, Manhattan, Ks.

Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Manhattan, Ks.
Contact: 785-532-6716, English Department

Lindsey Weishar & Catherine Anderson

Friday, February 22, 2019

Poets Lindsey Weishar (shown) and Catherine Anderson will read for The Writers Place Series, at Nonprofit Village, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.  

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

Kevin Rabas

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Poet Laureate of Kansas will give a talk entitled "Finding the Extradorinary in the Oridnary," at Mankato City Library, 214 N. Hight St. Ste. 1, Mankato, Kan.

Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Mankato, Kan.
Contact: 785-378-3885, Crystal Fullerton

Robin Sloan

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Novelist Robin Sloan will read from his work at a Lawrence Public Library event at  Liberty Hall, 646 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, Kan.

Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-843-3833, ext. 122, Kristin Soper

Roberts, Cole, & Zucker

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Potluck Productions presents three short plays from Lavinia Roberts (shown), Debra Cole, and Lezlie Revelle Zuckerperformed as dramatic readings by seasoned actors, at The Yoga Patch, 7235 Central, Kansas City, Mo. Admission is $5.

Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-363-4590, Mary Beth Gordon

Ariel Lawhon

Monday, March 4, 2019

Ariel Lawhon will read from her novel I Was Anastasia at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan.

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

Nicholas Butler

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Nicholas Butler will read from his novel Little Faith at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan.

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

Hieu Minh Nguyen

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Poet Hieu Minh Ngyuen will read and have a book singing for his book Not Here, at Liberty Hall 644 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, Kan. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Lawrence, Ks.
Contact: thecommons@ku.edu, The Commons

Nikky Finney

Thursday, March 7, 2019

National Book Award winner Nikky Finney will read poems for Midwest Poets Series, Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall; enter at 54th and Troost Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-501-4607, Rockhurst University

Aisha Sharif & Tom Reynolds

Friday, March 8, 2019

Writers Aisha Sharif (shown) and Tom Reynolds will read from their work as part of the Riverfront Reading Series at the Nonprofit Village, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo. 

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

Kansas City Literary Events

Laura Moriarty

Friday, February 22, 2019
Manhattan, Ks.

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