Friday, January 13, 2012, 8PM
The Writers Place 3607 Pennsylvania Kansas City, MO 64111
POEMS! GOOD POEMS!:
MEGAN KAMINSKI’S first book of poetry, Desiring Map, is forthcoming from Coconut Books. She is also the author of three chapbooks, collection, Carry Catastrophe, and Across Soft Ruins. She teaches creative writing at the University of Kansas, where she directs the Creative Writing Exchange and the Undergraduate Reading Series. She also curates the Taproom Poetry Series in downtown Lawrence. WAYNE MILLER is the author of three collections of poems, The City, Our City, The Book of Props, and Only the Senses Sleep. He is also the translator of Moikom Zego’s I Don’t Believe in Ghosts, and a co-editor of both New European Poets and Tamura Ryuichi: On the Life & Work of a 20th Century Master. He lives in Kansas City and teaches at the University of Central Missouri, where he edits, Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing.
Thursday, January 12, 2012, 7PM
Unity Temple 707 W. 47th St., KC, MO
$25 gets you Thomas Frank’s new book, Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right and a ticket to his appearance.
Sunday, January 15, 2012, 2pm
Central Library, KC, MO
Terence O’Malley discusses his new book Black Hand Strawman: The History of Organized Crime in Kansas City.