Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Groves, Reeves & Loots

Friday, November 16, 2018

Novelist Rachel Groves (shown), poets Trish Reeves and Barbara Loots will read for The Writers Place Reading Series. Located at 3607 Pennsylvania Road, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 8167531090, The Writers Place

Neil Gaiman

Monday, November 19, 2018

Writer Neil Gaiman will speak the Hall Center for the Humanities, Location to be announced. 900 Sunnyside Ave., Lawrence, Kan. 

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-864-4798, Hall Center for the Humanities

Music Premier of Boisseau Poems, a Concert

Friday, January 25, 2019

Composer Susan Kander in collaboration with Victoria Sofia Botero will present a musical version of poems by the late, esteemed Michelle Boisseau.  The concert will be at the 1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, Kan. 66205. 

Time: TBA
Location: Mission Woods, Kansas
Contact: New Letters (816) 235-1168

Denise Low

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Poet Denise Low will read from her work as part of the University Women's Club talk, in the Malott Room of the Kansas Union located at 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS 66045. 

Time: 11:30 AM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-864-7469, Kansas Union

Jesmyn Ward

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Jesmyn Ward, National Book Award winner in fiction, will speak at the Hall Center for the Humanities. Location to be announced. 900 Sunnyside Ave., Lawrence, Kan. 

Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Lawrence, Kan.
Contact: 785-864-4798, Hall Center for the Humanities

Kansas City Literary Events

New Letters Writing Conference

Friday, June 22, 2018
Kansas City, Mo.

New Letters Writing Conference.

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New Letters Summer 2018 Poetry Series

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.