Saturday, April 7, 2018
Writer and Editor-in-Chief of New Letters magazine Robert Stewart will lead an advanced editing workshop at Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Registration is required.
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Poet William Trowbridge will read from his work at River Reader Bookstore, 1010 Main St., Lexington, Mo.
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Former poets laureate Denise Low (shown) and William Trowbridge will share stories of life on the road as poet laureates and Thomas Pecore Weso will read from his new food memoir at Prospero's Books, 1800 W. 39th St., Kansas City, Mo.
Monday, April 9, 2018
Author Linda Spalding will discuss her novel A Reckoning, as part of The Story Center Speakers Series at the Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Registration is required.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Prose writer Margot Livesey is the inaugural speaker in the Robert & Kathryn Jankus Day Visiting Author Series; Livesey will speak from her latest book, The Hidden Machinery: Essays on Writing, at Central Library,14 West 10th St., Kansas City, Mo. (A colloquy with the author will take place the following morning, also at the library.)
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Midwest Poets Series presents four-time individual champion of the National Poetry Slam—the most successful slammer in the competition’s history—author of seven poetry collections. Arrupe Auditorium, Rockhurst University, 54th Street and Troost, Kansas City, Mo. No one turned away for lack of funds. Audience limit 500.
Friday, April 13, 2018
Novelist Whitney Terrell (shown) and poet Maryfrances Wagner will read from their work as part of The Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennyslvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Author Sloane Crosley will read from her latest collection of essays Look Alive Out There at the Lawrence Public Library located at 707 Vermont Street, Lawrence, Kan.
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Poet H. C. Palmer (shown) and poet Al Ortolani will read from their works at the Pittsburg Public Library, 308 N. Walnut, Pittsburg, Kan. 66762
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Poets Wyatt Townley and Kevin Rabas (shown) will read from their work as part of the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W 87th St., Overland Park, Kan.
Kansas City Literary Events