Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Huascar Medina

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Poet Laureate of Kansas Huascar Medina will give a lecture entitled "May Our Voices Ring True," at the Mankato City Library, 214 N. High St., Ste. 1, Mankato, Kan.

Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Mankato, Kan.
Contact: 785-378-3885, Crystal Fullerton

Cameron Awkward-Rich

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Poet Cameron Awkward-Rich will read at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Ellis 114A.

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

Huascar Medina

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Poet Laureate of Kansas Huascar Medina will give a lecture entitled "May Our Voices Ring True," at MidAmerica Nazarene University, 2030 E. College Way, Olathe, Kan.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Olathe, Kan.
Contact: 913-971-3567, Addison Lucchi

Lisa See

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Lisa See will read from her novel The Island of Sea Women, at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan.

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

Silvia Kofler & Bob Walkenhorst

Friday, March 13, 2020

Poet Silvia Kofler and songwriter/musician Bob Walkenhorst will read for the Riverfront Reading Series at the Writers Place, 31 W. 31 St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

Ilya Kaminsky

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Poet Ilya Kaminsky will read for Midwest Poets Series in Arrupe Hall, Rockhurst University, 5351 Forest Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Free and open to the public.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-501-4607, Rockhurst University Center for Arts and Letters

Kathryn Nuernberger

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Poet Kathryn Nuernberger will read for Northwest Missouri State  Reading Series, Student Union Living Room of Jones Student Union, 800 University Dr., Maryville, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Maryville, Mo.
Contact: dbiegel@nwmissouri.edu, Daniel Biegelson

Tennille, Pavey, & James

Friday, March 20, 2020

Poets Alarie Tennille, Shawn Pavey, and Mike James will read at The Writers Place, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

Joy Harjo

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will read from her work in the Alumni Center Ballroom on the Kansas State University Campus.

Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Manhattan, Kan.
Contact: 785-532-6716, K-State English Department

Victoria Chang

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Poet Victoria Chang will read and conduct a master class, as the UMKC creative-writing program's Cockefair Chair writer-in-residence.  Details forthcoming.

Time: TBA
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-235-1305, Dept. of English

Kansas City Literary Events

Shannon Pufahl

Monday, December 9, 2019
Lawrence, Kan.

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