Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Ron Currie Jr.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Novelist Ron Currie Jr. will read at the Johnson County Library-Gardner branch, 137 E. Shawnee St., Gardner, Kan.

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Gardner, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4581, Gardner Library

Elizabeth Berg

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Novelist Elizabeth Berg will read from her novel The Confession Club,  at Unity Temple-Plaza, 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

Paul Hendrickson

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Paul Hendrickson will read from Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright at Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan. 

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

Matthew Salesses

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Novelist Matthew Salesses will read on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus in Ellis 114A.

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

Jeanine Cummins

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Jeanine Cummins will discuss her novel American Dirt at Unity Temple-Plaza, 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

Ron Austin & Jason Vosser-Elong

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Fiction writer Ron Austin and poet Jason Vosser-Elong will read at 400 Union Club on the Missouri State campus, Springfield, Mo.

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Springfield, Mo.
Contact: 417-836-5107, Missouri State English Department

Ada Limón

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Poet Ada Limón 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

R.O. Kwon

Friday, February 28, 2020

Novelist R.O. Kwon will read on the Kansas State University campus. Exact location of this event is TBA.

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

Danny Caine & Tara Wray

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Poet Danny Caine and photographer Tara Wray will read from their book of food poetry El Dorado Freddy's, Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, Kan. 

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

Huscar Medina

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Poet Laureate of Kansas Huscar 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

Kansas City Literary Events

Timothy Egan

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Kansas City, Mo.

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