Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Timothy Egan

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Reporter and nonfiction writer Timothy Egan will read from A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith, Kansas City Public Library-Plaza, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Admission package required. 

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 913-384-3126

Huascar Medina

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Poet Laureate of Kansas Huascar Medina will give a lecture "May Our Voices Ring True," at the Overland Park Convention Center, 5974-6248 W. 110th St., Leawood, Kan.

Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Leawood, Kan.
Contact: 785-263-3160, Judy Burgess

Elizabeth Strout

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Novelist Elizabeth Strout will read from her novel Olive, Again at the Unity Temple on the Plaza located at 707 W 47th St. Kansas City, Mo. Admission package required.

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

Sarah Smarsh

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Sarah Smarsh, author of Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth, will discuss class and rural America at the Sheraton hotel, 6100 College Blvd. Overland Park, Kan.

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 785-357-0359, Humanities Kansas

Timothy Egan

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Reporter and Nonfiction writer Timothy Egan will read from his book A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith at Grace Presbyterian, 5002 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan. Tickets are required. 

Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Wichita, Kan.
Contact: 316-682-1181, Watermark Books & Cafe

Lara Medina

Friday, October 25, 2019

Day of the Dead Celebration, features altars, dancing, and poetry by Lara Medina, The Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

William Trowbridge & Bob Walkenhorst

Monday, October 28, 2019

William Trowbridge will read his poems, and musician Bob Walkenhorst will play music at The Brick, 1727 McGee St., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-421-1634, The Brick

Jen Julian

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Fiction author Jen Julian will read on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus in Ellis 114A.

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

Pat Lawson & Phyllis Becker

Friday, November 8, 2019

Prose writer Pat Lawson and poet Phyllis Becker will read from their work as part of the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

Elena Passarello

Friday, November 8, 2019

Essayist Elena Passarello will read at the Union Wildcat Chamber on the Kansas State University Campus in Manhattan, Kan.

Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Manhattan, Kan.
Contact: 785-532-6591, K-State Student Union

Kansas City Literary Events

Timothy Egan

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Kansas City, Mo.

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