Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Shannon Pufahl

Monday, December 9, 2019

Shannon Pufahl will discuss her debut novel, On Swift Horses, at the Raven Book Store, 6 E. 7 St., Lawrence, Kan.

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

Paul Hendrickson

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Paul Hendrickson will read from Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan. 

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

Bar-Nadav, Faus, & Thompson

Friday, December 13, 2019

Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav, José Faus, and Jermaine Thompson will read for the grand opening party at Wise Blood Booksellers, 300 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.

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

The Literary Tradition in Kansas City

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Bookstore owner, musician and writer, Dylan Pyles, will host a panel discussion and questions session on K.C.'s literary tradition, with Robert Stewart and others, at Wise Blood Booksellers, 300 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo. 

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

K.W. Peery & Bruce McLain

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Poet K.W. Peery and illustrator Bruce McLain will discuss their collaborative process at Johnson County Library, Central branch, 9875 W 87 St., Overland Park, Kan.

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

Tara Conklin

Monday, January 13, 2020

Tara Conklin will read from her novel The Last Romantics at the Mid-Continent Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

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

Huascar Medina

Wednesday, January 15, 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 PM
Location: Kansas City, Kan.
Contact: 913-588-3566, Jean Wolf

Miller, Thomson & Scheel

Friday, January 17, 2020

Poets Patrica Cleary Miller and Jeffrey Thomson and fiction writer Mark Scheel will read at the Writers Place, 31 W. 31 St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

Elizabeth Acevedo

Friday, January 17, 2020

Elizabeth Acevedo will discuss her National-Book-Award-winning novel for young adults The Poet X at Lenexa City Center Library, 8778 Penrose Lane, Lenexa, Kan.

 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Lenexa, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Johnson County Library

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

Kansas City Literary Events

Shannon Pufahl

Monday, December 9, 2019
Lawrence, Kan.

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