Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Kirk Wallace Johnson

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Kirk Wallace Johnson will read from The Feather Thief at the Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Truman Forum, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. 

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

Anna Quindlen

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Pulitzer-Prize columnist Anna Quindlen will read from memoir, Nanaville, 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

Denise Low

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Poet Denise Low will read at the University Woman's Club talk in the Malott Room of the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, Kan.

Time: 11:30 AM
Location: Lawrence, Ks.
Contact: 785-864-4651, Kansas Union

Wyatt Townley

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Poet Wyatt Townley will be interviewd and read from her book Rewritting the Body at the LitUp Book Festival at the Mid-Continent Public Library, North Independence Branch, 317 West 24 Highway, Independence, Mo. 

Time: 11:30
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-252-0905

Sprung Formal Reading Release

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Contributors to the Kansas City Art Institute's literary journal, Sprung Formal, will read at the Art Institute's Crossroads Gallery,1819 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.  

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: jordanstempleman@gmail.com, Jordan Stempleman

Wyatt Townley

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Poet Wyatt Townley will read from her book Rewriting the Body at The Raven Book Store, 6 E. 7th St., Lawrence, Kan.

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

Esi Edugyan

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Esi Edugyan will read from her novel at the Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Truman Forum, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. 

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

Wyatt Townley

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Poet Wyatt Townley will read from her book Rewriting the Body at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, Kan.

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

Louis Bayard

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Louis Bayard will read from his novel Courting Mr. Lincoln at the Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. 

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

Amie Barodale & Clancy Martin

Friday, May 10, 2019

Fiction writers Amie Barodale and Clancy Martin will read for Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, Nonprofit Village, 31 W. 31st. St., Kansas City, Mo. 

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

Kansas City Literary Events

Molly Peacock

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Kansas City, Mo.

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