Category Archives: reading

Seventeen Steps to a Clean Copy

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“The beautiful part of writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon,” Robert Cormier, author of The Chocolate War. The editing process can be intimidating. Like any art form, it’s also a craft that can be learned and improved with practice. My experience as managing editor of a medical journal… Read more »

Kansas City Voices Fundraiser

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Join the Kansas City Voices editorial staff for a night of fun, friends, and stories. Our editors will be reading some of their own work to help raise money for the 14th issue of Kansas City Voices! Listen as our poetry editors Jan Rog, Alan Robert Proctor, and Mary Silwance weave webs of words that leave you captivated. Hear what our copy editor Ken Buch has been… Read more »

Road Trip! (July 11th)

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No, this isn’t a college-aged rite of passage. It’s a reading at Pioneer Bluffs! Join the Kansas City Voices team at this scenic event space for a day of poetry and rolling Kansas Flint Hills. Matfield Green is truly a one-of-its-kind place in Kansas, and a perfect distance away for a Saturday day trip. Roy J. Beckemeyer and Kimberly Beer… 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 »