Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

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

Joshua Mohr

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Joshua Mohr will read from his memoir Sirens at the Gardner Public Library, 137 E Shawnee St., Gardner, Kan.

Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Gardner, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Gardner Public Library

Joshua Mohr

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Joshua Mohr will read from his memoir Sirens at the Johnson County Central Resource Public Libary, 9875 W 87th St., Overland Park, Kan.

Time: 6:30 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

Denise Low

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Denise Low will read at "Poetry on the Porch," hosted by Poet Laureate of Kansas, Kevin Rabas, at the William Allen White House, 927 Exchange St., Emporia, Kan.

Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: Emporia, Kan.
Contact: Kevin Rabas, krabas@emporia.edu

Kevin Rabas

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Poet Laureate of Kansas Kevin Rabas will give a lecture, "Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary," at the University of Saint Mary, 4100 S. 4th St. Trafficway, Leavenworth, Kan. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Leavenworth, Kan.
Contact: 913-682-5151, ext. 6460, Univ. of Saint Mary

Jamey Bradbury

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Jamey Bradbury will read from her novel The Wild Inside. A reception will follow the reading at 8700 NW River Park Drive, Parkville, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Parkville, Mo.
Contact: 816-584-6886, Glenn Lester

I-70 Review Release Party & Reading

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Join the staff and contributors of I-70 Review for a rekease party and reading of the latest issue at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennyslvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 

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

Kevin Rabas

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Poet Laureate of Kansas Kevin Rabas will lecture on "Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary," South Branch, Kansas City Kansas Library, 3104 Strong Ave, K.C., Kan.

Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Kan.
Contact: 913-627-7635, Kansas City Kansas Public Library

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Maryfrances Wagner & Robert Stewart

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Overland Park, Kan.

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