Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Dustin Parsons & Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Friday, November 2, 2018

Non-fiction author Dustin Parsons (shown) and poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil will read at Kansas State Univeristy in the Union Wildcat Theatre located at 918 N. 17th Street Manhattan, Kan.

Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Manhattan, Kan.
Contact: 785-532-6716, Kansas State English Department

Diana Goetsch

Friday, November 2, 2018

Poet Diana Goetsch will read from her work as part of the Johnson County Central Resource Library Writers Conference at the Central Branch, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, Kan. Registration required.

Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Central Resource Library

Seley, Salsbury, & Vogler

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Poets Charlotte Seley (shown), Brett Salsbury, and Brad Vogler 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

Kathleen Rooney

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Kathleen Rooney will read from her novel Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk at the Lenexa City Hall, Prairie Star Conference Room, 17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy., Lenexa Kan. 

Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Lenexa, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600, Central Resource Library

C. Morgan Babst

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

C. Morgan Babst will read from her novel Floating World at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan. 

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

Nnedi Okorafor

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Hugo Award winner and fiction writer Nnedi Okorafor will speak for the Ross and Marianna Beach Author Series for Lawrence Public Library and Hall Center for the Humanities at Liberty Hall, 646 Massachusettes St., Lawrence, Kan.

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-843-3833, ext. 122, Kristin Soper

Maril Crabtree & Greg Field

Friday, November 9, 2018

Poets Maril Crabtree (shown) and Greg Field will read for The Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennyslvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

Nnedi Okorafor

Friday, November 9, 2018

Novelist Nnedi Okorafor will read at the Hall Center Conference Hall on the Univeristy of Kansas campus located at 900 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, Kan.

Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-864-4798, Hall Center for Humanities

Leif Enger

Monday, November 12, 2018

Leif Enger will read from his new novel Virgil Wander at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 East Douglas, Wichita, Kan. 

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

Liane Moriarty

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Liane Moriarty will read from her novel Nine Perfect Strangers at Abode Venue, 1330 E. Douglas, Wichita, Kan. Ticket required for admission.

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

Kansas City Literary Events

Haskins, Barber & Mahato

Friday, October 19, 2018
Kansas City, Mo.

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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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