Recovery Reading

Recovery Reading

Annual reading celebrating National Recovery Month. Featuring readings by Carrie Allison, Charles Ferruzza, Liz Gilbert, Angela Lutz, Judith Towse Roberts, Susan Whitmore and Janice Yocum. Hosted by Charles Ferruzza.

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Communiversity Sign-up Party!

Communiversity Sign-up Party!

Sign up for classes tonight and get the $3 registration fee waived, $1 off your first class, and $2 off each additional class. Live music, free food, great conversations!

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The Power of Reading

The Power of Reading

Four new adult readers join seasoned readers and writers Candice Millard, Maija Rhee Devine, Brian Burnes, and Alvin Sykes to tell what reading means in their lives. Nick Haines emcees. Co-sponsored by The Writers Place, Literacy Kansas City, and The Kansas City Public Library.

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Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon

This series, dedicated to the serious reader, explores the terrain of the fertile imagination in the finely focused wordplay of the personal essay. This month's theme: Goethe's Faust.

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Reading between the Vines

Reading between the Vines

Join friends and supporters in a private home in the Ward Parkway area for our book and wine tasting fundraiser. In between the wines, our "book tasters" will recommend favorite books. 

Story Workshop® / Kurt Kennedy

Story Workshop® / Kurt Kennedy

In Story Workshop® sessions, the group does exercises that help creative writers develop point of view, vantage point, physical description, sense of place, voice, voice of the overall storyteller, among others aspects of craft.

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Story Workshop® / Kurt Kennedy

Story Workshop® / Kurt Kennedy

In Story Workshop® sessions, the group does exercises that help creative writers develop point of view, vantage point, physical description, sense of place, voice, voice of the overall storyteller, among others aspects of craft.

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Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon

This series, dedicated to the serious reader, explores the terrain of the fertile imagination in the finely focused wordplay of the personal essay.

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Coal City Review Readers

Coal City Review Readers

The Writers Place presents the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at The Johnson County Library. This month's featured guest are the Coal City Review readers.

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Story Workshop® / Kurt Kennedy

Story Workshop® / Kurt Kennedy

In Story Workshop® sessions, the group does exercises that help creative writers develop point of view, vantage point, physical description, sense of place, voice, voice of the overall storyteller, among others aspects of craft.

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Story Workshop® / Kurt Kennedy

Story Workshop® / Kurt Kennedy

In Story Workshop® sessions, the group does exercises that help creative writers develop point of view, vantage point, physical description, sense of place, voice, voice of the overall storyteller, among others aspects of craft.

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NaNoWriMo Sleepover

NaNoWriMo Sleepover

Kick off National Novel Writing Month in an all-nighter at The Writers Place. Let Clara, our resident ghost, be your NaNoWriMo muse!

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Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon

This series, dedicated to the serious reader, explores the terrain of the fertile imagination in the finely focused wordplay of the personal essay.

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Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon

This series, dedicated to the serious reader, explores the terrain of the fertile imagination in the finely focused wordplay of the personal essay.

  • The Writers Place (map)