Kansas City Literary Events Calendar

Maria Vasquez Boyd & William Trowbridge

Friday, August 11, 2017

Writer Maria Vasquez Boyd and poet William Trowbridge will read in the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Missouri. 

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090 The Writers Place

Denise Low & Tom Weso

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Poet Denise Low and writer and visual artist Tom Weso (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 Street, Overland Park, Kan. 

Time: 6 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600

Saiser, Johnson & Ortolani

Friday, August 18, 2017

Poets Marjorie Saiser, Melissa Fite Johnson, and Al Ortolani (shown) will read from their work at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090

Jen Harris & Sharon Eiker

Friday, September 8, 2017

Poets Jen Harris (shown) and Sharon Eiker will read from their work as part of the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania Avenue, Kansas City, Mo.

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: (816) 753-1090

Wheeler, Rodriguez & Bayles

Friday, September 15, 2017

Fiction writer Theodore Wheeler and poets Andres Rodriguez and Jameson Bayles (shown) will read from their work at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090

Alarie Tennille & Maril Crabtree

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Poet Alarie Tennille (shown) and Maril Crabtree will read from their work as part of the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series, 9875 W 87th St., Overland Park, Kan. 

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Overland Park, Kan.
Contact: 913-826-4600

At the Rose Garden: Lechliter, Reynolds, Woo & Youngstreich

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Poets Gary Lechliter, Thomas Reynolds (shown), Sage Youngstreich, and blogger Melissa Woo will read from their work at Loose Park rose garden, 52nd and Summit Streets, Kansas City, Mo. 

Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090, The Writers Place

Midwest Poets Series TBA

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Midwest Poets Series event, guest TBA, 35th year of Series, Arrupe Auditorium, Rockhurst University, 54th Street and Troost, Kanas City, Mo. No one turned away for lack of funds. Photo: Series director, Robert Stewart, in his winter suit (photo: Lisa Stewart)

Time: 7:00 PM Reading; reception follows reading
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: Cynthia Cartwright, 816-501-4607

I-70 Review Contributors Reading

Friday, September 29, 2017

Contributors to I-70 Review will read from their work at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo.  Co-editor, renowned poet, and inductee into the Raytown School District Teacher Hall of Fame Maryfrances Wagner (shown) hosts.

Time: TBA
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090

Rhonda Miller & Eve Ott

Friday, October 13, 2017

Poets Rhonda Miller and Eve Ott (shown) will read from their work as part of the Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Missouri. 

Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Contact: 816-753-1090

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Kansas City, Mo.

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