Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Tyehimba Jess

Thursday, February 7, 2019

The date of this event is not set for sure, but near this time.  Check this site for updates.  Poet and 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry winner Tyehimba Jess will read at the Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch located at 4801 Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: TBD
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact:

Mackovic, Weishar & Anderson

Friday, February 15, 2019

Poets Aimee Mackovic (shown), Lindsey Weishar and author Catherine Anderson will read as part of The Writers Place Reading Series, at The Nonprofit Village located at 31 W. 31st Street, Kansas City, Mo.  

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

Saenz, Welch & Zamora

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Writers Jacob Saenz, David Welch, and Omaris Zamora (shown) will read from their work as part of the Common Sense reading series at the Kansas City Art Institute Crossroads Gallery: Center for Contemporary Practice, 1819 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. 

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

Elizabeth Letts

Monday, February 18, 2019

Elizabeth Letts will read from her novel Finding Dorothy at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas, Wichita, Kan.

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

Tim Johnston

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tim Johnston will read from his novel The Current at a Rainy Day author event at the Mid-Continent Public Library, Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

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

Tim Johnston

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Tim Johnston will read from his novel The Current at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan. 

Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Wichita, Kan.
Contact: 316-682-1181, Watermark Books & Cafe

Elizabeth Letts

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Elizabeth Letts will read from her novel Finding Dorothy at a Rainy Day Books author event at Unity Temple, 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

Hank Lazer & Tim Lantz

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Poets Hank Lazer (shown) and Tim Lantz will read from their poetry in Alderson Auditorium, University of Kansas Student Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, Kan. 

Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-842-2133

Ariel Lawhon

Monday, March 4, 2019

Ariel Lawhon will read from her novel I Was Anastasia at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan.

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

Nicholas Butler

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Nicholas Butler will read from his novel Little Faith at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas St., Wichita, Kan.

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

Kansas City Literary Events

Donohoe, Peterson, Harty & Schier-Akmala

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Overland Park, Kan.

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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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