Friday, June 21, 2019
Join the Writers Place for an LGBT Celebration with featured readers Kelly Barth, Andrea Brookhart, Waybe Courtois, and Charles Ferruzza. Open mic to follow. The Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Rebecca Makkai will read from her novel The Great Believers at Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan
Sunday, July 7, 2019
A 90-minute First Sunday Play Reading of four new shorts by Meg Phillips Crespy, Glendora Davis, Annie Newcomer & Charlotte Newman is on the theme of "Beating (or Succumbing to) the Odds" at the Yoga Patch, 7235 Central St., Kansas City, Mo. Audience feedback is welcome afterwards. $5 admission.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Poet Jericho Brown will read from his work at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St., Lawrence, Kan.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Poet Aisha Sharif will read from her collection at the Johnson County Library at 9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, Kan.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Karl Marlantes will read from his novel Matterhorn at the Kansas City Public Library, Plaza branch, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Registration is required.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
J. Ryan Stradal will read from his novel The Lager Queen of Minnesota at Mid-Continent, Woodneath Library, 8900 N.E. Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo. Registration required.
Friday, August 9, 2019
Poet and prose writer James Benger and poet Diane Wahto will read from their work as part of the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.
Monday, August 12, 2019
Kristan Higgins will read from her novel Life and Other Inconceniences at Mid-Continent Library, 8900 N.E. Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo. Registration required.
Friday, August 16, 2019
Prose writer Patrick Dobson (shown) and poets Janet Reed and J. Khan will read for The Writers Place Series, Nonprofit Village, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City Literary Events