Events

Kansas Poet Laureate, Kevin Rabas, complete list of events can be found on the Kansas Humanities Council website.

A complete schedule of events by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg can be found on her website.


January 2019

January 26, 2019, Emporia, Kansas
Heartland Book Club - Debut
Featuring To Leave a Shadow, by Mike Graves
Ellen Plumb's City Bookstore
1-3pm, 1122 Commercial, Emporia, KS


February 2019

Friday, February 1, 2019, Emporia, Kansas
Meadowlark Books - First Friday Artwalk
Featured Artist at Ellen Plumb's City Bookstore
5-8pm, 1122 Commercial, Emporia, KS

First Friday starts RIGHT HERE! Join February's Guest Host, Tracy Million Simmons, Meadowlark Books publisher, for Ellen Plumb's signature event. Meadowlark will be onstage at 5:30. Open Mic runs from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Bring something to read, and music and instruments to play--the open mic event is open to everyone!

Saturday, February 2, 2019, Emporia, Kansas
Kansas Day Author Celebration - 11am - 5:30 pm
Ellen Plumb's City Bookstore
1122 Commercial, Emporia, KS

Come Visit With Meadowlark Authors:
Michael D. Graves
Joann Garrity Williams
Ronda Miller
Kevin Rabas
Tracy Million Simmons
(maybe more... check back!)
From Ellen Plumb's City Bookstore: This year, our focus is on local small publishers. You'll find tables for each publisher featuring their entire catalog of books. All day, you'll have the opportunity to chat with these small press authors and get your own autographed copies of their books.

The stage/reading schedule is:

11:00-12:30 -- Kellogg Press, Curtis Becker, publisher
1:00-2:00 -- Slothhead Press, Katelyn Dorrell, publisher
2:15-3:00 -- Kevin Rabas, Kansas Poet Laureate
3:30-5:30 -- Meadowlark Books

Looking forward to a great day of great local books!

Saturday, February 16, 2019, Cherryvale, Kansas
9am - noon
Ronda Miller presentation including Naloxone training for opioid overdoses and a discussion of end of life issues using a variety of writing genres. Miller is a Life Coach who works as a Regional Coordinator in rural Kansas areas for Poetry for Personal Power. Her three books of poetry include MoonStain and WaterSigns, published by Meadowlark Books.