In the News


The Pen is Mightier... | Veterans Coming Home (KCPT, June 29, 2016)

ARTSPEAK RADIO with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, Chato Villalobos, Anthony Marco Rea, Natasha Ria El-Scari, & Wayne Courtois (KKFI, June 15, 2016)

Former 'Lost Star' Is Now U.S. Poet Laureate (KCUR, May 27, 2016)

Awaiting A Great Poet's Arrival, Kansas City Immigrants Get Writerly (KCUR, May 20, 2016)

Facing Addiction With Ink And Pen (KCUR, August 29, 2014)

Co-founder of The Writers Place in Kansas City dies at 82 (KCUR, July 25, 2014)

Writers Place co-founder William H. (Bill) Hickok dies (Kansas City Star, July 24, 2014)

Q5: Battling 'brain drain' during summer break (Leavenworth Times, June 26, 2014)

Looking back: Two area writers seek perspective (Kansas City Star, June 5, 2014)

Readorama: The Kansas poet laureate invites your verse (Kansas City Star, April 13, 2014)

Q5 Dispatches (The Leavenworth Times, April 10, 2014)

RezVets helps veterans reconnect to civilian life (Kansas City Star 913 Magazine, March 24, 2014)

Writing seminar to help veterans put work on paper (KSHB, March 24, 2014)

News Release: The Writers Place Receives a Grant from the Missouri Humanities Council to Produce Writing My Way Back Home: A Free Writing Workshop for Veterans and their Families (March 7, 2014)

Reciting Poetry Helps Kansas City Teens With Vocabulary, Self-Confidence (KCUR, March 5, 2014)

Midwest Dramatists Center to lure playwrights to the Writers Place (The Pitch Blogs, February 27, 2014)

Poetry Helping Students Cope with Life (WDAF-TV, April 20, 2012)

The Writers Place Celebrates 20 Years (KC Studio Magazine, June 29, 2012)

Literacy KC & The Writers Place Team Up To Help Adult Students Learn To Read (KCUR, September 5, 2012)