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Contemporary Authors

Read biographies of contemporary novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists, and scriptwriters. This resource includes more than one hundred twenty thousand US and international authors including commonly studied literary greats.

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Sat, Jan 25 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Join The Tolkien Society of Kansas City for an exploration of J.R.R.Tolkien’s major works and his influence on contemporary art and fantasy fiction.

Local Author Fair

Sat, Nov 23 2019
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More information to come. It’s time for our 6th annual Local Author Fair, and this year comes with a scavenger hunt. Search through the various genres and meet authors to win a prize.

The Story Center Speaker Series: Janet Evanovich

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Join The Story Center for a visit by Janet Evanovich, the New York Times bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum series.

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