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Help Local Publications

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http://foxymorons.com/category/news/page/4/ Kansas City has a lot of amazing publications for and by artists and writers. A small group has decided to raise money to host the first ever Kansas City Zine Convention in the beautiful Uptown Theater. If they raise the money, regional writers and artists will participate in the event, expanding our community of small publications to beyond Kansas City…. Read more »

Two Weeks Left

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There are only two weeks left to submit your PROSE, POETRY and ART to Kansas City Voices! If you live in KC, consider sending us a Highlight Kansas City piece that shows us what you love about KC! Check out what some of our past contributors have to say about us: “I continue to be so impressed and welcomed and… Read more »

Join us Friday February 20 at 7 pm at the Uptown Arts Bar

Once a year our talented editors band together to put on a reading. Come out to see what the Kansas City Voices editorial staff has been working on. Featuring: Annie Raab, Dana Guthrie Martin, Dane Zeller, Dawn Downey, Janet Sunderland, Jen Wewers McKnight,Jennifer Stahl, Jessica Conoley, Stephany Hughes & Teresa Pressgrove Vratil. And we’re even going to have a chance to showcase our talented art editors as well. Ellie Kort and Dean… Read more »

Our friend Jeanette Powers has a new book!

Earthworms & Stars by Jeanette Powers Poetry Book Release Party Wed, Jan 21 8-9 pm $10 gets event plus book Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 So many exciting things are happening in KC’s poetry scene, and Jeanette Powers is one of the main instigators. As producer of Poetic Underground, she oversees weekly open mics, and the nationally certified poetry… Read more »

Submissions Now Open!

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Send us your ART, PROSE, and POETRY to be considered for Volume 13! Here are some important reminders to help you when submitting: -DO NOT send us documents with identifying information! Name, phone number, location…all of that should be OFF the document! -DO have your word count (for prose) or your line count (for poetry) written on the top of… Read more »

Share your Experiences in “My Voice”

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We’ve had a lot of people approach us with positive feedback and encouragement this year. It’s so important to have a dialogue between the community and we’re always excited when the conversations we started (by publishing awesome work and getting people together) comes back around to us! Whispering Prairie Press is largely funded by grants and donations, with volunteers spending… Read more »

Kansas City Voices and KKFI ArtSpeak Radio

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Tune in on December 10th to Kansas City’s 90.1 KKFI FM (at 6-7:30 pm) for their ArtSpeak Radio program. Host Maria Boyd will sit with managing editor Jessica Conoley, and the senior editors Marianne Getchell, Pat Daneman, and Annie Raab to discuss our upcoming submission period and the growing art scene in Kansas City. Don’t miss this awesome program every… Read more »

Volume 12 Launch Party

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Sunday, October 26th 2014, 4-5:30pm Come celebrate the 12th volume of Kansas City Voices with our contributors, staff, friends, and supporters. Join us at the Kansas City library, Plaza branch (downstairs and follow the hall the way down to the room at the very east end of the building, you can take the elevator or stairs). Anita Ofokansi, Jeff Tigchelaar,… Read more »

Our Wish List

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Whispering Prairie Press is ready to expand! Our small but dedicated executive board has created this list of basic things we need in order to grow. Please consider donating something, including time and spaces for events, and thank you for your continued support of WPP and Kansas City Voices!