José Faus

José Faus

Program Chair. Jose Faus is an artist and writer. He is a 2012 Rocket Grant recipient for the community project VOX NAVARRO, and is a founding member of the Latino Writers Collective. His writing has appeared in many anthologies, including Primera Pagina: Poetry from the Latino Heartland; Cuentros del Centro: Stories from the Latino Heartland; Raritan; Whirlybird; Luces y Sombras; and I-70 Review. His book This Town Like That is part of Prospero’s Pop Poetry Series. He maintains a studio in downtown KCK, and his murals can be seen all over Kansas City.


 Teresa Leggard

Teresa Leggard

Founding Board

Claire Ann Arnold

Bunni & Paul Copaken

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William H. & Gloria Hickok

Arthur & Pinky Kase

Nancy & Phil Miller

Ann Slegman

Robert Stewart

David Stickelber

Honorary Advisors 

Robert Bly

James Gunn

Michael S. Harper

Vivien Jennings

R. Crosby Kemper, III

Candice Millard

David Owen

Judy Ray

Richard Rhodes

Linda Talbott

Whitney Terrell

Calvin Trillin

Emeritus Board

Sydney Backstrom

Bill Bauer

Betsy Beasley

Craig Chance

Charles Ferruzza

Tina Hacker

Gloria Vando Hickok

Pinky Kase

Patricia Cleary Miller

Nancy Miller

LaDene Morton

Susan Peters

Trish Reeves

Ann Slegman

Alarie Tennille

Maryfrances Wagner

Jeanie Wilson