earliest NOW, WHERE ARE YOU FROM?: CRAFTING PITCH PERFECT REGIONAL WRITING Southern Gothic, rural noir, hello-to-all-that city stories. Every area of the United States has a distinct flavor and a genre all its own. You can learn the tropes by reading the genre, and decide on the narrative structures that best fit your story, but how do you capture the sound… Read more »
https://www.facebook.com/whisperprairie/videos/317239608962565/?t=13 ARTSPEAK RADIO 4/24/19 in celebration of National Poetry Month. WPP Vice President, Lindsay Rice
Greetings writers, readers and creative folks! It is late summer and the tall grass glows golden in the August heat. After a few quiet months here at Whispering Prairie Press, we are happy to be back, basking in the light and the new blood that holds our project. Our newly infused board now includes Tom, Spencer, Sandy and Lindsay. If… Read more »
ORDER YOURS TODAY http://www.wppress.org/purchase/ Now is your chance to preorder Kansas City Voices, Volume 14. Published by Whispering Prairie Press, Kansas City Voices is the only journal of its kind produced in the Kansas City area. We support emerging writers and artists, many published for the first time. A limited supply of this issue will be printed, so order by August 15 to ensure you… Read more »
Whispering Prairie Press is pleased to announce the new Executive Board for 2016. We wish to thank Jen Wewers, Janet Sunderland, and Jessica Conoley for their continued support and contribution to the board as we welcome Mark Sheaves, Hannah Chow, Ken Buch, Erika Zeitz, and Edwin Frownfelter to the team. We begin a new chapter, and each individual’s valuable… Read more »
Celebrate with us on October 11th the release of Volume 13! Sunday, October 11th, 2015 – 4-5:30 pm-Kansas City Voices Volume 13 official launch. The Plaza Branch of the KC MO public library, downstairs in the conference area. We have some wonderful readers lined up: Glenn North, Tammy Littlejohn, Dawn Downey, John Peterson, Annie Newcomer, Jen Leeper, Gladys Haughton, and Alan Proctor.
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 »
We had a successful submission period this year! We received 845 poems, 232 prose, & 135 art. That’s a lot to sift through, but you will hear back from us shortly. Thanks to everyone who sent in their work!
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 »
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 »