Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Kristan Higgins

Monday, August 13, 2018

Novelist Kristan Higgins will read from her novel Good Luck with That at Mid-Continent, Woodneath Library, 8900 NE Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 913-348-3126, Rainy Day Books

Rodgers, Sommer & Rodriguez

Friday, August 17, 2018

Fiction authors Susan Jackson Rodgers (shown), Robert Sommer, and Linda Rodriguez will read for The Writers Place Reading Series, 3607 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Kansas City, Mo
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

Maryfrances Wagner & Robert Stewart

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Maryfrances Wagner (poetry) and Robert Stewart (prose, essay) will read for the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W 87th St., Overland Park, Kan. 

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Central Resource Library

David Joy

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

David Joy will read from his novel The Line that Held Us, at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 East Douglas, Wichita, Kan. 

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

Low, Caine, Barth & Lucero

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Writers Denise Low (shown), Danny Caine, Kelly Barth, and Mercedes Lucero will read for the Big Tent Series, Raven Book Store, 6 E 7th St., Lawrence, Kan. 

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

Beth Gulley & Susan Carman

Friday, September 14, 2018

Writers Beth Gulley (shown) and Susan Carman will read from their work as part of The Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennyslvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

Brian Turner

Friday, September 14, 2018

Military vet and poet Brian Turner, of Here, Bullet fame, will speak and conduct a series of events Friday and Saturday, with veterans who write, starting at Kansas City's Central Library, 14 West 10th St., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: TBA
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-701-3400, Central Library

Arlin Buyert & Musicians

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Poet Arlin Buyert will read from his work and be accompanied by musicians as part of the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, Kan. 

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Central Resource Library

H.C. Palmer & Matthew Saleeses

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Poets H.C. Palmer (shown) and Matthew Saleeses will read from their work as part of the Pleiades Visiting Writers Series, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Mo. 

Time: TBA
Location: Warrensburg, Mo.
Contact: 660-543-4425, Dept. of English

Ayabar, Leonin & Salesses

Friday, September 21, 2018

Poets Gustavo Ayabar (shown), Mia Leonin, and novelist Matthew Salesses will read for The Writers Place Series, 3607 Pennsylvania Road, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

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