Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Hadara Bar-Nadav & Kathryn Nuernberger

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav (shown) and Kathryn Nuernberger will discuss their work with New Letters on the Air host Angela Elam, at the Kansas City Public Library-Plaza Branch, 4801 Main Street, Kansas City, Mo. RSVP to this event through the Library's website or call. 

Time: 6:00 PM Reception, 6:30 PM Program
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-701-3481

Reginald Gibbons

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Poet, fiction writer, translator, and literary critic Reginald Gibbons will read from his work as part of the University of Missouri-Columbia’s Department of English Visiting Writers Series. Location TBA.

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Columbia, Mo.
Contact: 573-882-6421

Robin Coste Lewis

Thursday, April 13, 2017

National Book Award in Poetry winner Robin Coste Lewis will read from her work as part of Wichita State University’s Writing Now, Reading Now reading series at Ulrich Museum, 1845 Fairmount St, Wichita, Kansas.

Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Wichita, Kan.
Contact: 316-978-6410

Carl Bettis & Pat Lawson

Friday, April 14, 2017

Poet Carl Bettis (shown) and fiction writer Pat Lawson will read from their work in the Riverfront Reading Series, The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: (816) 753-1090

Eric McHenry

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Poet Laureate of Kansas Eric McHenry will read from his work as part of the Thomas Zvi Reading Series, Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, Kan.

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-667-7523

Low, Gainer, Koniecki & Billings

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Poets Denise Low, Bill Gainer, Paul Koniecki, and Annette Billings will read from their work at The Raven Bookstore, 6 East 7th Street, Lawrence, Kan. 

Time: 7 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-749-3300

Garvey, Kinder & Troy

Friday, April 21, 2017

Poet Pamela Garvey (shown), fiction author Rose Marie Kinder and novelist Mary Troy will read from their work as part of The Writers Place Reading Series at The Writers Place 3607 Pennsylvania Avenue, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090

B.J. Best

Friday, April 21, 2017

Poet B.J. Best will read from his work as part of the Pleiades Visiting Writers Series, James C. Kirkpatrick Library, Library Performance Corner, University of Central Missouri, 601 Missouri St., Warrensburg, Mo. 

Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Warrensburg, Mo.
Contact: 660-543-4268, Pleiades

Joy Castro

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Memoirist, novelist and essayist Joy Castro will read from her work in the University of Missouri-Columbia’s Department of English Visiting Writers Series. Location TBA.

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Columbia, Mo.
Contact: 573-882-6421

Kristen Radtke

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Kristen Radtke will discuss her new graphic novel Imagine Wanting Only This at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 East Douglas, Wichita, Kan. 

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

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Sean Hillen

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Kansas City, Mo.

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