Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Diane Glancy and Peter Mishler

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Poets Diane Glancy and Peter Mishler will read at Johnson County Library Central Resource branch located at 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, Kan.

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

Linzi Garcia

Friday, September 13, 2019

Poet Linzi Garcia will read from her 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

Madeline Miller

Monday, September 16, 2019

Madeline Miller will read from her novel Circe at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan.

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

Madeline Miller

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Madeline Miller will read from her novel Circe at Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo. Admissions package required.

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

Kelly, Lowe & Adair-Hodges

Friday, September 20, 2019

Poet Jennifer Wisner Kelly will read from her BkMk Press book Stone Skimmers, along with poets Bridget Lowe and Erin Adair-Hodges at The Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-235-2558, BkMk Press

I-70 Review Magazine Release Party

Friday, September 27, 2019

Hear contributors of I-70 Review read from their work at 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

Lawson, Preu, Seley & Young

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Pat Lawson, Jason Preu, Charlotte Seley and Melvina Young will read in the Rose Garden Series, Loose Park Garden Center, Rose Room, 5200 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-281-8311, The Writers Place

William Kent Krueger

Monday, October 7, 2019

William Kent Kureger will read from his novel This Tender Land at Mid-Continent, Woodneath Library, 8900 N.E. Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-883-4900, Woodneath Library Center

Philip Miller Scholarship Reading

Sunday, October 13, 2019

The Riverfront Reading Series will host the Philip Miller Scholarship Reading at The Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 3:00 PM
Location:
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Hollander, Petronella, & Czerwiec

Friday, October 18, 2019

Poets Andrea Hollander and Leanna Petronella, along with essayist Heidi Czerwiec will read from their work as part of The Writers Place Reading Series, at 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

Kansas City Literary Events

Barth, Brookhart, Courtois & Ferruzza

Friday, June 21, 2019
Kansas City, Mo.

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