Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Huascar Medina

Sunday, April 19, 2020

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

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

John Gallaher & Kathy Goodkin

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Poets John Gallaher and Kathy Goodkin 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

Huascar Medina

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Poet Laureate of Kansas Huascar Medina will give a lecture entitled "May Our Voices Ring True" at the Olathe Public Library, Indian Creek Branch, 16100 W 135 St., Olathe, Kan.

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Olathe, Kan.
Contact: 913-971-6835, Allison Antrim

Matthew Cooperman & Aby Kaupang

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Poets Matthew Cooperman & Aby Kaupang will read from NOS (disorder, not otherwise specified), NW Missouri State Reading Series, Meeting Room A, Jones Student Union, 800 University Dr., Maryville, Mo.


Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Maryville, Mo.
Contact: dbiegel@nwmissouri.edu, Daniel Biegelson

Tracy K. Smith

Friday, April 24, 2020

Poet Tracy K. Smith will be the keynote speaker for the Unbound Book Festival at the Missouri Theater, 203 S. 9 St., Columbia, Mo.

Time: TBA
Location: Columbia, Mo.
Contact: mail@unboundbookfestival.com.

Stewart & Stewart

Friday, October 16, 2020

Lisa D. Stewart will read from her literary memoir The Big Quiet: One Woman's Horseback Ride Home; Robert Stewart will read poems from Working Class and others, The Writers Place, Nonprofit Village, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: The Writers Place (816) 281-8311 info@writersplace.org

Kansas City Literary Events

Ron Currie Jr. and New Letters on the Air

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Overland Park, Kan.


Kansas City Public Library Announces Kids and Teens eReading Rooms

The KCPL has digitized the concept of physical reading rooms by creating individual, specialized eReading Rooms of ebooks and audiobooks for children and teenagers.


Individual Issues of New Letters Magazine

To order an individual issue of New Letters magazine, please call 816-235-1169.