Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Danny Caine & Nick Schmiedeler

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Poet Danny Caine and artist Nick Schmiedeler will offer a poetry reading, art display and walking tour of the neighborhood. 710 Missouri St., Lawrence, Kan.

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-843-3833, Lawrence Public Library

Victoria Chang Masterclass

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Poet Victoria Chang conduct a masterclass, as the UMKC creative-writing program's Cockefair Chair writer-in-residence. UMKC, Cockefair Hall, room 105, 5121 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: barnadavh@umkc.edu, Hadara Bar-Nadav

Victoria Chang

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Poet and Cockefair Chair writer-in-residence Victoria Chang will read at Miller Nichols Library, 800 E. 51 St., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: barnadavh@umkc.edu, Hadara Bar-Nadav

Bridget Lowe & Jenny Molberg

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Poets Bridget Lowe and Jenny Molberg will read at Kansas State University, Student Union, Flint Hills Room, 918 N. 17 St., Manhattan, Kan. 

Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Manhattan, Kan.
Contact: 785-532-6716, Dept. of English, K-State

UMKC MFA Student Reading

Thursday, April 2, 2020

The Writers Place will host a reading by UMKC MFA students at Pilgrim House, 3801 Gilham Road, Kansas City, Mo.

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

Huascar Medina

Monday, April 6, 2020

Poet laureate of Kansas, Huascar Medina, will lecture, "May Our Voices Ring True" at the Seward County Community College Library, 1801 N. Kansas Ave. Liberal, Kan. 

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Liberal, Kan.
Contact: 620-417-1160, Deanna Martin

Lacy Johnson

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Memoirist Lacy Johnson will read at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Ellis 114A.

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia, Mo.
Contact: 573-882-6421, Dept. of English

Andres Rodriguez & Rhiannon Ross

Friday, April 10, 2020

Poets Andres Rodriguez and Rhiannon Ross 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

Bargen, Benevento & Daneman

Friday, April 17, 2020

Poets Walter Bargen, Joe Benevento, and Pat Daneman will read at the Writers Place, 31 W. 31 St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

Huascar Medina

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Poet laureate of Kansas, Huascar Medina, will lecture, "May Our Voices Ring True" at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10 Ave., Topeka, Kan.

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Topeka, Kan.
Contact: 785-215-7405, Miranda Ericsson Kendall

Kansas City Literary Events

Luke Geddes

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Wichita, Kan.

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