Puerto Tejada Kansas City Voices invites you to a reading this May, featuring Phyllis Westover, Lisa Daly, and Jack Kline. Join us on Friday, May 16, 6-8 pm at Mysteryscapes, 7309 W. 80th St., Overland Park, Ks. 66204.
Phyllis Galley Westover’s writing has appeared in magazines, newspapers, and six anthologies. She received Boulevard’s Fiction Award, and she was a finalist for the Iowa Award in Literary Nonfiction. Two documentary films she wrote aired on public television. Her children’s book, Sold to the Highest Bidder, was published in 2013.
Lisa Daly is a licensed clinical social worker who spent sixteen years counseling families before focusing on a career in writing. Her story, “Road to Dreamland”, was published in Kansas City Voices Magazine in 2010. She won first place in the OWFI Contest for one of her short stories and second place in the WOW Women on Writing Contest for another story, that one being published online. Her debut novel, Mystery Ink: A Novel Way To Die, was published by Goldminds Publishing and released January 31, 2014. Lisa lives with her husband and their six-year-old daughter in Kansas City. You can find her on Facebook, Goodreads, Twitter, and her website: www.lisakaydaly.com.
Jack’s short story “Dirty Dishes” received the Ozark Creative Writers Showcase Award, its top honor in 2009. His work has garnered other awards and has appeared in The Kansas City Star Magazine and in Kansas City Voices: a periodical of writing and art. In November, 2009, High Hill Press of St. Louis released a collection of Jack’s short stories – including the award winners. The book, titled Blowing Carbon, is available on Amazon and in discriminating bookstores.