Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Poets William Trowbridge (shown) and Jo McDougall will read from their work as part of the Thomas Zvi Wilson Memorial Reading Series at the Johnson County Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, Kan.
Friday, October 20, 2017
Poets Elizabeth Powell, Gary Jackson (shown), and Lisa Hase-Jackson will read from their work at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
Monday, October 23, 2017
UMKC's English department Cockefair Writer-in-Residence novelist Stewart O'Nan will give a craft lecture and public reading. Both events are free and open to the public. More details will be announced closer to the event.
Friday, October 27, 2017
Poets Randy Ratliff, Annette Billings, Brandon Whitehead, Tina Hacker, Michael Wells and poet laureate Kevin Rabas will read from their work as part of The Writers Place Neon Gallery Reading Series, 1921 E. Truman Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Join UMKC faculty writers, other famous writers, students, and Literacy KC folks for a celebration and their work to sustain American civilization. Photo: UMKC's New Letters magazine receiving the 2008 National Magazine Award, Lincoln Center, NYC.
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Conducted by Robert Stewart, editor of New Letters and winner of a National Magazine Award. Learn tips for peer and self-editing for publication. Stewart teaches creative writing and magazine editing in the MFA Program at UMKC. Registration: The Story Center at Mid-Continent Public Library, 8900 N.E. Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Midwest Poets Series presents B.H. Fairchild, this 35th year of Series, Arrupe Auditorium, Rockhurst University, 54th Street and Troost Avenue, Kansas City, Mo. $3. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Friday, November 10, 2017
Poet Hadar Bar-Nadav (shown) and poet Peter Mishler will read from their work as part of the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, November 17, 2017
John Ciardi prize winner Bonnie Bolling (shown) and poets Katie Manning and Jason Ryberg will read from their work at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Diance Glancy, Linda Rodriguez (shown) and Ben Furnish will read from The World Is One Place: Native American Poets Visit the Middle East, in the Thomas Zvi Wilson Series at Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W 87th St., Overland Park, Kan.
Kansas City Literary Events