Map of Kansas Literature: Beats of Kansas

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Advanced Learning Library
Conference Center

Event Details

Did you know that Wichita and Kansas have important connections to the Beat Movement of writers? From Michael McClure and Charles Plymell to William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsburg, Kansas has known the Beats from cradle to grave. Learn more about these writers and the Map of Kansas Literature, a project which highlights the work of a wide range of Kansas authors. Former Kansas poet laureate Denise Low will be the presenter and local author Troy James Weaver will read from his book Marigold. Sponsored by Humanities Kansas.
Event Type(s): Adult
Age Group(s): Adults