The Riverfront Readings series of poetry and fiction readings was started in Kansas City, Missouri in 1986 by Philip Miller and Donn Blevins. In those days, the location actually was in the Riverfront area, in the Kansas City Artists Coalition space. Now they are held at The Writers Place and in other Kansas City area locations. More information here.
Patricia Lawson hosts October's Riverfront Reading Series with music by Gib Shell.
Ronda Miller is a Life Coach, a Fellow of The Citizen Journalism Academy, World Company, and created poetic forms loku and ukol. Miller was the poetry contest manager for Kansas Authors Club (2011-2014). She is the District 2 President of Kansas Authors Club (2015 – 2017), and the club’s Vice President (2016 – 2017). When Miller isn’t coaching clients, volunteering time to Kansas Authors Club, or writing poetry, she is busy learning life skills from children with special needs. Poetry books include MoonStain and WaterSigns (Meadowlark Books, 2015 and 2017).
Eve Ott loves the vibrant and varied Kansas City writing community and has been writing up a storm since she retired there in 2007. She publishes regularly in literary journals and anthologies proving it’s never too late to become what you might have been. Her collection, Album from the Silent Generation, was recently published by Aldrich Press.