Event Category: <span>LIT</span>

Literary arts news and events. Curated by Huascar Medina, literary editor and Poet Laureate of Kansas.

Free and open to the public! No tickets necessary! We are thrilled to announce legendary R&B and gospel singer Mavis Staples as our 780s Series music storyteller for 2018. She is a Grammy Award winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, and Kennedy Center Honoree. Ms. Staples will spend an evening in Lawrence on […]

Friday, August 30, 2019 7:30 PM 9:30 PM GRACEWAY 5460 Blue Ridge Cutoff Raytown, MO, 64133 Artists: Ezekiel, Chris Webb, Janette…IKZ, Joseph Solomon, Preston Perry & Jackie Hill-Perry VIP – **includes – FREE PIA DVD, Exclusive Tour T-Shirt, Pre-show w/ Poets at 6PM, Early Entry (choose your front row seat before the masses)** General Admission […]

Short Story contest about your best friend! What did you think when you rescued your pet and brought her home? When you rescued your furry or feathered friend with the amazing eyes? You thought you were being a good person– someone who was just helping make the world a better place. Then your own world […]

Happy 5th Birthday to KCZC! Join us for the fifth-annual Kansas City Zine Con: the Midwest’s DIY Publishing Fest! At this FREE event, anyone can come and wander the tables, chat with the incredible artists, make a whole host of new friends, and get tons of zines!

Hear untold stories from the Sunflower State, watch a radio drama unfold live, join a book club, support local authors, and enrich the lives of kids across Kansas

The Dirty Girl Adventures Book Club at Compass Point is open to everyone! Take a break and talk about some great books in a casual, no pressure environment. Karen Stockwell-Withers, a Dirty Girl member, will be leading the book club on the following dates: August 8, October 10 and December 5 at 6:45 p.m. �The […]

The Dirty Girl Adventures Book Club at Compass Point is open to everyone! Take a break and talk about some great books in a casual, no pressure environment. Karen Stockwell-Withers, a Dirty Girl member, will be leading the book club on the following dates: August 8, October 10 and December 5 at 6:45 p.m. �The […]