Friday, January 11, 2019
Poet Al Ortolani and Jason Ryberg will read from their work at a Riverfront Reading Series event at Nonprofit Village, 31 W. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Winners of the Now Presenting writing contests Sarah Donohoe, Kaleah Peterson, Michael Harty, and Rebecca Schier-Akmala will read from their work at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, Kan.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Poets Shayla Lawson (shown) and Jermaine Thompson will read at Mills Record Company, 4045 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Live music will follow.
Friday, January 18, 2019
Poets Marianne Kunkel (shown), Hyejung Kook and Jermaine Thompson will read in The Writers Place Reading Series at Nonprofit Village, 31 W. 31st Street, Kansas City, Mo.
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Patrick Dobson will read and celebreate his book of poems When the Titans Sleep and Other Dreams, held at Prospero's Books, 1800 W. 39th St., Kansas City, Mo.
Monday, January 21, 2019
Chigozie Obioma will read from his novel An Orchestra of Minorities at the Lawrence Public Libary, 707 Vermont St., Lawrence, Kan.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Writers John Garry Brown and Jim McCrary (shown) will read from their work as part of the Big Tent reading series at The Raven Book Store, 6 E. 7th St., Lawrence, Kan.
Friday, January 25, 2019
Composer Susan Kander in collaboration with Victoria Sofia Botero will present a musical version of poems by the late Michelle Boisseau. The concert will be at the 1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, Kan. 66205. Boisseau event page
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Whispering Prairie Press presents contributors from past volumes of Kansas City Voices at the Uptown Arts Bar, 3611 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Nonfiction author Eula Bliss will read at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Call for location. That morning, she will give a craft talk.
Kansas City Literary Events