Reading: KC Voices, Volume 9
- Categories: Literary
- Event posted: Sept. 11, 2012
- Last updated: Sept. 12, 2012
- Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, 7 p.m.
- The Raven Book Store, 6 E. Seventh St., Lawrence
- Age limit: All ages
Talented contributors to Kansas City Voices will be reading selections from their recent projects. Featuring: Tom Averill - An O. Henry Award winning short story writer, Thomas Fox Averill is writer-in-residence at Washburn University. His novel, rode, was named Outstanding Western Novel of 2011 as part of the Western Heritage Awards administered by the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. His publisher, University of New Mexico Press, just reprinted his 2001 novel, Secrets of the Tsil Cafe. Peg Nichols - Author of a prize-winning book about alternative dispute resolution, Mediation Survivor’s Handbook worked as the coordinator of a small claims mediation program. Currently she writes and occasionally gardens in Olathe, Kansas, where the sight of a single grasshopper sends her running for the screened porch. Janet Sunderland - A college teacher and priest, co-pastors with her husband in Kansas City. She’s completed a spiritual memoir, Standing at the Crossroad, and is working on an essay collection, Kansas Chronicles. She’s an award-winning writer and member of the Kansas City Writers Group. Norm Ledgin - Norm Ledgin’s new novel, Sally of Monticello: Founding Mother, grew from research for the nonfiction Diagnosing Jefferson, published in 2000. He lectures on Thomas Jefferson for the University of Kansas. He has appeared with Dr. Temple Grandin nationally to speak on autism.