Memoir and Memory: Writing Your Story
Feb
25
Mar 25

Memoir and Memory: Writing Your Story

  • The Writers Place

Accomplished author and professor, Dr. Patrick Dobson leads this four-weekend class that will explore the memoir as a literary and personal form of expression and the basis of personal discovery.

The Writers Place Open Mic
Feb
27
7:00 pm19:00

The Writers Place Open Mic

Share your poetry and fiction excerpts at Kansas City's oldest, continuous open mic! Hosted by Sharon Eiker. Free. (Donations to The Writers Place are always welcome.) 

Tuesday Write-In
Feb
28
6:00 pm18:00

Tuesday Write-In

Looking for a quiet place to write? Come find corner of the castle and let your imagination roam. Open write-ins are every Tuesday night from 6-8pm. Hosted by Eric Schumacher.

Wine, Whine, Why Not?
Mar
1
7:00 pm19:00

Wine, Whine, Why Not?

Every first and third Wednesday, Susan Peters hosts Wine/Whine/Why Not? A night to commiserate with fellow writers. 

Tuesday Write-In
Mar
7
6:00 pm18:00

Tuesday Write-In

Looking for a quiet place to write? Come find corner of the castle and let your imagination roam. Open write-ins are every Tuesday night from 6-8pm. Hosted by Eric Schumacher.

Wine, Whine, Why Not?
Mar
15
7:00 pm19:00

Wine, Whine, Why Not?

  • The Writers Place

Every first and third Wednesday, Susan Peters hosts Wine/Whine/Why Not? A night to commensurate with fellow writers. We'll share writing, give feedback if asked, moan about the pain of rejection, offer suggestions as to potential markets/competitions, publicize our successes and/or upcoming events,  and maybe do some actual writing, using prompts.

Planting the Oar
Mar
16
7:00 pm19:00

Planting the Oar

The Writers Place is co-sponsoring a discussion group series for veterans and allied civilians. Together with The Telling Project, The Writers Place will be hosting Planting the Oar, a national 8-week discussion group that delves into some literary greats through the viewpoints of war and peace.

POETRY READING CIRCLE WITH CATHERINE ANDERSON
Mar
20
7:00 pm19:00

POETRY READING CIRCLE WITH CATHERINE ANDERSON

We meet at the Writer's Place on the third Monday of the month. The purpose of the Poetry Reading Circle is to come together to read poets of interest to the group and share perspectives. Catherine Anderson introduces a little background information on the poet's biography and approach to poetry.

The Writers Place Open Mic
Mar
27
7:00 pm19:00

The Writers Place Open Mic

Share your poetry and fiction excerpts at Kansas City's oldest, continuous open mic! Hosted by Sharon Eiker. Free. (Donations to The Writers Place are always welcome.) 

POETRY READING CIRCLE WITH CATHERINE ANDERSON
Apr
17
7:00 pm19:00

POETRY READING CIRCLE WITH CATHERINE ANDERSON

We meet at the Writer's Place on the third Monday of the month. The purpose of the Poetry Reading Circle is to come together to read poets of interest to the group and share perspectives. Catherine Anderson introduces a little background information on the poet's biography and approach to poetry.

Telling Your Story: The Things They Carried
Apr
28
Apr 30

Telling Your Story: The Things They Carried

Beginning with a keynote speech by novelist, short story writer and professor Phong Nguyen, Saturday’s workshop is designed to give veterans and their families the tools and confidence to develop and tell their own stories. Whether you have never written a letter or have had a steady writing practice for years, this conference is designed to benefit YOU.

Poetry Comes Alive
Apr
29
7:00 pm19:00

Poetry Comes Alive

  • Corbin Theatre

The Corbin Theatre of Liberty and The Writers Place have partnered to present an evening of poetry and jazz featuring River Cow Orchestra and six area poets:  Stan Banks, Glenn North, Stacey Portillo, Shu Shin Shah, Xanath Caraza, and Jen Harris. 

Writers' Block Week 1
Jul
10
Jul 14

Writers' Block Week 1

  • The Writers Place

Join The Writers Place for our two-week camp especially for young writers, ages 12 to 18 years old. Writers’ Blocks will be held July 11-15 and 18-22, 9am to 12pm, at 3607 Pennsylvania, KCMO 64111. Each week campers will focus on a different genre of creative writing, and at the end of camp we’ll celebrate with a reading for family and friends.

 

Writers' Block Week 2
Jul
17
Jul 21

Writers' Block Week 2

Join The Writers Place for our two-week camp especially for young writers, ages 12 to 18 years old. Writers’ Blocks will be held July 11-15 and 18-22, 9am to 12pm, at 3607 Pennsylvania, KCMO 64111. Each week campers will focus on a different genre of creative writing, and at the end of camp we’ll celebrate with a reading for family and friends.

 


Tuesday Write-In
Feb
21
6:00 pm18:00

Tuesday Write-In

Looking for a quiet place to write? Come find corner of the castle and let your imagination roam. Open write-ins are every Tuesday night from 6-8pm. Hosted by Eric Schumacher.

Will Schwalbe: A Celebration of Reading with Books for Living!
Feb
16
7:00 pm19:00

Will Schwalbe: A Celebration of Reading with Books for Living!

  • Unity Temple

Will Schwalbe, Bestselling Author of The End of Your Life Book Club, will Present his New Hardcover Books for Living on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 7:00 PM, at a Rainy Day Books Author Event at Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary, 707 W 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112.

Wine, Whine, Why Not?
Feb
15
7:00 pm19:00

Wine, Whine, Why Not?

  • The Writers Place

Every first and third Wednesday, Susan Peters hosts Wine/Whine/Why Not? A night to commiserate with fellow writers. 

Tuesday Write-In
Feb
14
6:00 pm18:00

Tuesday Write-In

Looking for a quite place to focus on your writing? Come to The Writers Place! Every Tuesday evening, from 6 to 8 pm, the building is open for independent writing time. Come find a quite corner in the castle! Free to members.

Write-In Wednesday
Feb
8
1:00 pm13:00

Write-In Wednesday

Come to The Writers Place and take advantage of the quiet, serene space to write. No distractions!

Write-In Wednesday
Feb
1
1:00 pm13:00

Write-In Wednesday

Come to The Writers Place and take advantage of the quiet, serene space to write. No distractions!

Tuesday Write-In
Jan
31
6:00 pm18:00

Tuesday Write-In

Looking for a quite place to focus on your writing? Come to The Writers Place! Every Tuesday evening, from 6 to 8 pm, the building is open for independent writing time. Come find a quite corner in the castle!

Free to Writers Place members

WRITE-IN WEDNESDAY
Jan
25
1:00 pm13:00

WRITE-IN WEDNESDAY

Come to The Writers Place and take advantage of the quiet, serene space to write. No distractions! A suggested donation of $5 for non-members is appreciated.

Tuesday Write-In
Jan
24
5:00 pm17:00

Tuesday Write-In

Looking for a quite place to focus on your writing? Come to The Writers Place! Every Tuesday evening, from 6 to 8 pm, the building is open for independent writing time. Come find a quite corner in the castle!

Free to Writers Place members.

Poetry Reading Circle with Catherine Anderson
Jan
23
7:00 pm19:00

Poetry Reading Circle with Catherine Anderson

We meet at the Writer's Place on the third Monday of the month. The purpose of the Poetry Reading Circle is to come together to read poets of interest to the group and share perspectives. Catherine Anderson introduces a little background information on the poet's biography and approach to poetry.

Burns Supper
Jan
22
7:00 pm19:00

Burns Supper

The Burns Supper is an annual celebratory tribute to the life, works, and spirit of Robert Burns, the Scottish poet.  Celebrated all over the world, the supper occurs around January 25, the date of his birth.   

Tuesday Write-In
Jan
17
6:00 pm18:00

Tuesday Write-In

Come to The Writers Place and take advantage of the quiet, serene space to write. No distractions! Suggested donation of $5 for non-members.

Annual New Years Day Open Mic and Potluck
Jan
1
Jan 2

Annual New Years Day Open Mic and Potluck

Kick of the New Year with poetry and prose at our Annual New Year's Day Open Mic & Potluck! The event runs from noon to midnight. Please bring creative work to share and something for the table. 

The Writers Place Open Mic
Dec
26
7:00 pm19:00

The Writers Place Open Mic

  • The Writers Place

Share your poetry and fiction excerpts at Kansas City's oldest, continuous open mic! Hosted by Sharon Eiker. Free. (Donations to The Writers Place are always welcome.) 

ANNUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR
Dec
3
9:00 am09:00

ANNUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR

This annual Arts and Crafts Show features area artists with a wide range of prices and gifts. Buy something personal or buy for birthdays, holiday gifts, or hostess gifts.

The Writers Place Open Mic
Nov
28
7:00 pm19:00

The Writers Place Open Mic

  • The Writers Place

Share your poetry and fiction excerpts at Kansas City's oldest, continuous open mic! Hosted by Sharon Eiker. Free. (Donations to The Writers Place are always welcome.) 

POETRY READING CIRCLE WITH CATHERINE ANDERSON
Nov
21
7:00 pm19:00

POETRY READING CIRCLE WITH CATHERINE ANDERSON

We meet at the Writer's Place on the third Monday of the month. The purpose of the Poetry Reading Circle is to come together to read poets of interest to the group and share perspectives. The feature poet to be discussed for November's meeting is Edward Hirsch.