Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Luke Geddes

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Luke Geddes will read from his novel Heart of Junk at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan.

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

Tracey Lien & Kate Lorenz

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Poet Tracey Lien and fiction writer Kate Lorenz will read at the Langston Hughes Creative Writing Award ceremony at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, Kan.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-749-3300, The Raven Bookstore

Huascar Medina

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Kansas Poet Laureate Huascar Medina will read at the Arts & Medicine Program at the KU School of Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, Kan.

Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Kansas City, Kan.
Contact: 913-588-3566, Jean Wolf

Jennifer Chiaverini

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Jennifer Chiaverini will read from her historical novel Resistance Women at the Mid-Continent Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 913-384-3126, Rainy Day Books

Kate Elizabeth Russell

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Kate Elizabeth Russell will talk about her novel My Dark Vanessa at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St., Lawrence, Kan.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-843-3833, Lawrence Public Library

Matthew Salesses

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Novelist Matthew Salesses will read at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Ellis 114A.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia, Mo.
Contact: 573-882-6421, English Department

Jeanine Cummins

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Jeanine Cummins will discuss her novel American Dirt at Unity Temple-Plaza, 707 W. 47th St. Kansas City, Mo. Admissions package required. 

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 913-384-3126, Rainy Day Books

Adam Gnade

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Adam Gnade will read at the release party for his novel This is the End of Something But It's Not the End of You at Wise Blood Booksellers, 300 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-800-6014, Wise Blood Booksellers

Lauren Scharhag & Jeanette Powers

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Poets Lauren Scharhag and Jeanette Powers will read at The Speakeasy at Swordfish Tom's, 210 W. 19th Terr., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-731-9633, Brandon Whitehead

Thompson & Gulley

Friday, February 14, 2020

Poet Jermaine Thompson and writer Jeremy Gulley will read for the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

Kansas City Literary Events

Luke Geddes

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Wichita, Kan.

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