Join us for a series of discussions with Kansas writers as we introduce the New Map of Kansas Literature website.


Friday, March 8, 5-7pm

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Celebrating the contributions of African-American writers to Kansas literature, with readings by Annette BillingsDarren CanadyGary Jackson, and emerging writer Simone Savannah.



Friday, March 31, 4:15-5:15pm

Overman Student Center, Pittsburg State University

Discussion and reading of Kansas radical authors in conjunction with “The Little Blue Books at 100,” with Dean of Library Services Randy Robertsand emerging writer Canese Jarboe.



<Wednesday, April 3, 4-6pm

Mabee Library, Washburn University

 “Queer(ing) Kansas Literature: a Place Like Home”: a program of commentary and readings by Izzy WassersteinMiguel Morales, and emerging writer C.J. Janovy, co-sponsored by the Center for Kansas Studies at Washburn University.



Sunday, April 7, 1:30-4PM

Wichita Public Library

Program including presentations and stories about Kansas Beats with Denise LowGeorge Laughead, and additional invited guests, with reading by emerging writerTroy Weaver.



More to Come…


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