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.

Tuesday Write-In
Dec
6
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!

Tuesday Write-In
Dec
13
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!

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
Nov
29
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!

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.

WRITE-IN WEDNESDAY
Nov
2
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
Nov
1
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.

The Writers Place Open Mic
Oct
24
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.) 

South Branch Kansas City, Kansas Library Reading
Oct
22
2:00 pm14:00

South Branch Kansas City, Kansas Library Reading

  • 3104 Strong Avenue Kansas City, KS, 66106 United States

KCKCC instructors Tasha Haas and Tom Weis will read their work at South Branch Library reading Saturday,   An open mic will follow.  Plan to read one average-length poem or two short or a very short prose piece. Hope to see (and hear) you there.  Refreshments served.

Write-In Tuesday
Oct
18
6:00 pm18:00

Write-In Tuesday

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

POETRY READING CIRCLE WITH CATHERINE ANDERSON
Oct
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. I introduce a little background information on the poet's biography and approach to poetry.

Writing Weekend 2016
Oct
15
Oct 16

Writing Weekend 2016

  • The Story Center at Woodneath Library

Everyone has a story. Is yours ready for pen and paper? If you have always wanted to craft an enduring love story, an epic quest or even your own memoir, then you are in luck!

 

We are hosting a free, weekend mini-conference with 17 sessions in partnership with MidContinent Public Library, Story Center covering genre basics, publishing, book design and more.  These workshops will take place at the The Story Center at Woodneath Library. Registration for individual events is recommended as space fills quickly. Register for workshops and events at www.mystorycenter.org.

Write-In Tuesday
Oct
11
6:00 pm18:00

Write-In Tuesday

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

Veterans Writing Workshop Session 4: Saying What You Want
Oct
8
10:00 am10:00

Veterans Writing Workshop Session 4: Saying What You Want

This fall, the Missouri Humanities Council, The Writers Place, and The Kansas City Public Library offers a series of workshops designed to help veterans and their families develop the writing and narrative skills that can empower them to tell their stories, whether they be true-life accounts or wholly original tales.

October 8, 2016 SESSION 4: Saying What You Want

Dig into word choice, grammar, punctuation, and editing. Gain an understanding of your creative exercises and writing process.

Veterans Writing Workshop Session 3: Moving from Reader Response to Revising
Oct
1
10:00 am10:00

Veterans Writing Workshop Session 3: Moving from Reader Response to Revising

This fall, the Missouri Humanities Council, The Writers Place, and The Kansas City Public Library offers a series of workshops designed to help veterans and their families develop the writing and narrative skills that can empower them to tell their stories, whether they be true-life accounts or wholly original tales.

October 1, 2016 SESSION 3: Moving from Reader Response to Revising

Explore the fundamentals of genres and the related criteria. Discuss how to work with other writers and give and accept feedback.

The Writers Place Open Mic
Sep
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.)