Search Results: 2014


González, Rigoberto (October 7, 2016)

his poetry book that won the 2014 Lambda Literary Award and the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from t

Trowbridge, William (May 26, 2017)

ing at Rockhurst University's 2014 Midwest Poets Series, Trowbridge reads poems from his numerous bo

Clarion Collection (January 3, 2014)

Clarion Collection - We celebrate our 2013 Clarion Award for Best Radio Talk/Interview Program from

James Tolan & Olivia Stiffler (July 25, 2014)

James Tolan & Olivia Stiffler - Olivia Stiffler always wanted to be a poet, but writing took a backs

González, Rigoberto (June 26, 2015)

Rigoberto González - Inspired by Latino writers Octavio Paz and Gabriel García Marquez to wr

Harrington, Janice N. (September 5, 2014)

Janice N. Harrington - Though she came to writing late, having spent nearly two decades as a librari

Greg Field and Denise Low (November 27, 2015)

Field (shown) reads from his 2014 book of poetry, Black Heart, and reveals the inspiration for

Martin, Justin (May 30, 2019)

Justin Martin - Justin Martin is the author of several biographies, but his fifth book, Rebel S

Friman, Alice (January 6, 2017)

ction and her darkly humorous 2014 book, The View from Saturn, as well as her earlier work, The Book

Smith, Dave (August 3, 2018)

Dave Smith - Poet Dave Smith grew up in Virginia's tidewater region along the coast, so it's no surp

Averill, Thomas Fox (December 18, 2015)

llows country music. Now, his 2014 novel A Carol Dickens Christmas weaves the influences o

Devine, Maija Rhee (May 1, 2015)

of Heaven, winner of the 2014 Thorpe Menn Award for Literary Excellence. In this interview

Smiley, Jane (May 15, 2015)

e first installment, the 2014 book, Some Luck, and discusses her 2005 essay collectio

Caraza, Xánath (June 5, 2015)

Center for Park University's 2014 Ethnic Voices Poetry Series, she talks about her ekphrastic poetr

Saunders, George (June 12, 2015)

George Saunders - Acclaimed writer George Saunders reads a passage from his prestigious Story Prize-

Phillips, Jayne Anne (March 4, 2016)

Jayne Anne Phillips - As part of the Writers at Work series at the Kansas City Public Library, Jayne

Browder, Catherine (July 31, 2015)

Catherine Browder - Describing herself as a latecomer to writing, author Catherine Browder discusses

Lea, Sydney (August 7, 2015)

Sydney Lea - Vermont Poet Laureate (2011-2015), Sydney Lea is the author of over a dozen books of po

Smith, Dave (May 19, 2017)

Dave Smith - This conversation with Dave Smith, the author of more than 20 books of poetry, essays,

Nava, Michael (September 22, 2017)

Your Sleeping Head.) His 2014 novel, The City of Palaces, breaks from these as it exa

Vizenor, Gerald (November 6, 2015)

w for Park University’s 2014 Ethnic Voices Poetry Series, he talks about this art form and rea

Voigt, Ellen Bryant (January 15, 2016)

ok, Headwaters, winner of the 2014 Arthur Rense Poetry Prize from the American Academy of Arts and L

See, Lisa (May 6, 2016)

Lisa See - The author of several best-selling books, Lisa See returns to New Letters

Finnell, Dennis (July 29, 2016)

k and how it differs from his 2014 collection, Ruins Assembling. In this interview with New Letters

James Tolan and Olivia Stiffler (August 25, 2017)

James Tolan and Olivia Stiffler - Olivia Stiffler always wanted to be a poet, but writing took a bac

Kansas City Literary Events

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Friday, September 20, 2019
Kansas City, Mo.


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.


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.