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Thank You ArtsKC!!

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A huge THANK YOU to our friends and supporters at ArtsKC for approving Whispering Prairie Press for another grant this year! It’s amazing what a little extra funding can do to grow a non-profit organization. With the help of ArtsKC’s dedication to funding and growing the arts in the Kansas City area, Whispering Prairie Press is able to fund daily operations… Read more »

Launch Party

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Sunday, October 26th, 2014 – 4 pm – 5:30 pm-Kansas City Voices Volume 12 launch at the KCMO Public Library, Plaza Branch (4801 Main Street Kansas City, MO 64112). Talent to be announced.  Pick up your pre-ordered copies of Volume 12 at the launch! Come celebrate the release of our 13th volume of Kansas City Voices at the Kansas City, Missouri… Read more »

2014 WPP Annual Contest Results

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Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s contest. We saw some really great work this year, and it made our judges’ jobs very tough.  The contest is also one of our biggest fundraisers throughout the year and your participation is integral to the publication of Kansas City Voices. Congratulations to all of the talented writers and artists! Art… Read more »

August 2nd at Pioneer Bluffs

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  The Pioneer Bluffs Foundation 695 Kansas Highway 177 Matfield Green, KS 66862 (620) 753-3484 Literary magazine presents readings, discussion at Pioneer Bluffs  A community dialog will feature several published authors at an upcoming Prairie Talk at an historic ranch. At 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 2, four authors will read selections of their works from Kansas City… Read more »

Free Marketing Seminar

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Join us Wednesday, June 18th 1:30-3:30 for a free marketing seminar conducted by Kimberly Beer. She will show you how to grow your practice or small business using email and social media. If you are a recently published or aspiring author, this is a great chance for you to get a leg up on promoting yourself! Register today at:

Meet the Kansas City Voices Editorial Staff-Ellie Kort-Art Editor

Ellie Kort is a native of Kansas City. She received her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Kansas in 2001. She currently works as a graphic designer for Creative Converting in Indianapolis. Ellie says her work has been most inspired by artists Frank Stella, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Antoni Gaudí, Hung Liu, Chuck Close, André Saraiva, Jonathan Saunders, Margaret Killgallan,… Read more »

We’ll see you at Cafe Main

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On Saturday, March 8, 2014, we’ve reserved the mic for contributors from past and current issues of Kansas City Voices. Featuring: Jeff Tigchelaar (Vol 10), Alan Robert Proctor (Vol 7 & Vol 10), Phyllis Westover (Vol 4 & Vol 5), Eve Ott (Volume 11), Rolland Love (Volume 2), Madelyn Camrud (Volume 8), Liane M Dobbins, Melissa Sewell (Volume 9), Timothy… Read more »

Open Mic: Celebration of John Mark Eberhart-9/19/13

In March, we lost a gifted poet and beloved Johnson County Library colleague, John Mark Eberhart. Whispering Prairie Press was lucky enough to have John Mark as a poetry editor for Kansas City Voices in previous years. In tribute to and celebration of him, Johnson County Library will have a night of poetry and performance. Everyone attending the Open Mic Celebration is encouraged… Read more »