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. Week 1 focuses on journalism and nonfiction with Tyrone Gethers.

 

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.

 

Annual Recovery Reading
Sep
17
2:00 pm14:00

Annual Recovery Reading

Join us for this annual reading at The Writers Place hosted by Susan Whitmore, Charles Ferruzza, and Judith Roberts.This is an Open Mic event for all wanting to share their stories and poems whether they suffer from addiction or know someone who has. 

100,000 Poets for Change
Sep
30
4:00 pm16:00

100,000 Poets for Change

This is an international event, and over 100,000 poets will be reading all over the world on the same day, many at the same time. The Writers Place is one of the designated sites for this event.  Please come and bring your poems, and help us keep the reading going.


Wine, Whine, Why Not?
May
24
7:00 pm19:00

Wine, Whine, Why Not?

  • The Writers Place

Author Susan Peters hosts Wine & Whine: Why Not?  a rest and relaxation event for hard-working writers, every first and thirdWednesday. Attendees will guide the agenda. Help us make this a place where writers find perspective and good company. 

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. 

Music + Poetry + Art at The Neon Gallery
Apr
28
7:00 pm19:00

Music + Poetry + Art at The Neon Gallery

  • Neon Gallery

Save the Date for another sweet night at the Neon!  Rick Malsick hosts (and plays), along with musical guests River Cow Orchestra and Jason Vivone & Paula Crawford. Poets from The Writers Place will read (David Arnold Hughes, Maria Vasquez Boyd, Lindsey Martin-Bowen, Jason Ryberg, and Xanath Caraza), and there will be art by The Visual Arts Group and Thomas Cobian, The Neon Warrior.

Telling Your Story: The Things They Carried
Apr
28
Apr 29

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.

The Writers Place Open Mic
Apr
24
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.

Tuesday Write-In
Apr
11
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.

Tuesday Write-In
Mar
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.