Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Peter Heller

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Novelist Peter Heller will read from his work at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St., Lawrence, Kan. 

Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-843-3833, ext. 122, Kristin Soper

Peter Heller

Monday, March 11, 2019

Peter Heller will read from The River at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan.

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

Ross Gay

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Poet Ross Gay will read from his work at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 

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

Wyatt Townley

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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

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

Claudia Rankine

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Poet Claudia Rankine will read from her work at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Location to be announced. 

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

Wyatt Townley

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Poet Wyatt Townley will read from her collection 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

Muradyan, McKinstry-Brown & Seley

Friday, March 15, 2019

Poets Luisa Muradyan (shown), Sarah McKinstry-Brown and Charlotte Seley will read for The Writers Place at Nonprofit Village, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

Wuehle, Maierhofer & Novak

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Candice Wuehle (shown), Grant Maierhofer, JoAnna Novak will read in the Common Sense series, Kansas City Art Institute Crossroads Gallery, 1819 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. 

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

Arts in Prison with Arlin Buyert

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Hear inmates and former inmates at Lansing Prison read poetry, with instructor Arlin Buyert (shown), at Johnson County Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, Kan.

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

Kevin Rabas

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Poet Laureate of Kansas will give a talk entitled "Finding the Extradorinary in the Oridnary," at the Ulrich Museum of Art, 1845 Fairmount St., Wichita,Kan.

Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Wichita, Kan.
Contact: 316-978-7116, Jana Durfee

Kansas City Literary Events

Laura Moriarty

Friday, February 22, 2019
Manhattan, Ks.

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