Past events at The Raven Book Store

April 13, 2017
Book Signing: Vic Contoski & Jo Anderson
March 30, 2017
Raven Book Store: Poet Cyrus Console
March 16, 2017
Raven Book Store: Author Readings
Jan. 12, 2017
Poetry Reading: Jameson Bayles
Aug. 25, 2016
Big Tent Curators’ Reading: Kelly Barth, Danny Caine, Denise Low-Weso, and Jennifer Pacioianu
Aug. 12, 2016
Book Release Reading and Party: Louise Krug, “Tilted: The Post-Brain Surgery Journals"
Aug. 11, 2016
Reading and Chocolate Tasting with Simran Sethi
July 28, 2016
Big Tent Reading with Michelle Boisseau and Chris Brower
July 7, 2016
Poetry Reading with host Jameson Bayles
June 22, 2016
Free State Festival: Free State Poetry Reading
June 16, 2016
Author reading: Judith Fertig
May 27, 2016
Author/Illustrator Greg Hardin
May 26, 2016
Big Tent: Pam Grout, Justin Runge, and William Trowbridge
May 21, 2016
Open House and Retirement Party for Raven Book Store co-founder Pat Kehde
April 28, 2016
Big Tent: Stephanie Fitzgerald, Kate Russell, and Tim Volpert
March 29, 2016
Author reading: Richard Jenkyns: Classical Literature: An Epic Journey from Homer to Virgil & Beyond
Feb. 26, 2016
"Mementos" a Hang12 Art Show
Feb. 25, 2016
Big Tent Reading: Rob Knapp, Tim Lantz, and Gary Lechliter
Feb. 4, 2016
Big Tent Reading-John Dorsey/Amber Decker/Shawn Pavey/Brandon Whitehead/Joan Koromante/Jameson Bayle
Jan. 29, 2016
Author Readings: Dennis Etzel, Laura Madeline Wiseman, and Scott Abels
Jan. 21, 2016
Big Tent Reading: Randi Hacker and Annette Billings
Jan. 17, 2016
William Stafford's 102nd Birthday Celebration: 102 Ways to Celebrate Poetry
Dec. 28, 2015
Concert at the Raven
Dec. 11, 2015
Author Reading: Virgil Dean, "Lawrence"
Dec. 10, 2015
Jackalopes & Other Tricksters: A Winter’s Night Reading with Denise Low and Kij Johnson
Dec. 10, 2015
Jackalopes and Other Trickster Tales: A Winter's Night Reading
Dec. 3, 2015
Holiday Big Tent: Amanda Sellet and Rebekah Taussig
Dec. 3, 2015
Raven Book Store Holiday Big Tent
Dec. 2, 2015
Jim McCrary & Megan Kaminski book release & readings
Oct. 29, 2015
Author Readings: Sandy Hazlett, Ronda Miller and Jose Faus
Oct. 27, 2015
Author Reading: Oleksandr Mykhed
Oct. 22, 2015
Big Tent: Greg Kosmicki, Jo McDougall and Candice Wuehle
Oct. 21, 2015
Book Reading by Tiya Miles
Oct. 2, 2015
Author Reading: Linda O. Robinson, “Sunday Morning, Shamwana: A Midwife’s Letters from the Field"
Oct. 1, 2015
The Best of Blue Monday Review: A Selected Reading of Dangerous Works
Sept. 24, 2015
Big Tent Reading: Tyler Sherman and Julie Mangan Tollefson
Aug. 27, 2015
Big Tent Reading: Divya Bhalla and Susan Rieke
Aug. 27, 2015
Big Tent Reading: Susan Rieke
July 30, 2015
Poetry Reading: Henryette Mullen
July 30, 2015
Poetry reading featuring Harryette Mullen and Meta DuEwa Jones
July 24, 2015
Big Tent: Tyler Sherman
July 23, 2015
Big Tent Reading: Catherine Anderson, Catherine Browder-Morris, Satarah Wheeler
July 9, 2015
Author Reading: Isaac Keppler, "The Doghead: Book One"
July 9, 2015
Reading: Isaac Keppler
July 3, 2015
Reading: Rock Neelly
July 3, 2015
Author Reading: Rock Neelly, "The Purple Heart Detective Agency"
June 25, 2015
Big Tent Reading: Matt Hyde and Katherine Nuernberger
June 18, 2015
Author Reading: Tina Connelly, "Seriously Wicked"
May 28, 2015
Big Tent Reading: Jacqueline Holland and Maryfrances Wagner
May 22, 2015
An Evening of Prose and Poetry with Write-On
May 21, 2015
Lindsey Yankey reads from "Sun and Moon"
April 23, 2015
Big Tent Reading: Walter Bargen, Danny Caine, and Charles Ferruzza
April 9, 2015
Stephanie Fitzgerald, “Native Women and Land: Narratives of Dispossession and Resurgence"
March 26, 2015
Big Tent Reading: Nickole Brown, Jessica Jacobs, and Stefanie Torres
Feb. 26, 2015
Big Tent Reading: Trudy Lewis, Molly Krause, and David Miller
Feb. 18, 2015
Reading: Susan Kraus
Feb. 4, 2015
Reading: Stuart Levine
Jan. 29, 2015
Jamie Quatro reading
Jan. 22, 2015
Big Tent reading with Doug Hitt and Jake Vail, Nathan Smith and Michelle Johnson
Dec. 4, 2014
Big Tent Reading: Kristin Coffey, Kate Lorenz and Robert Stewart
Nov. 13, 2014
Author Reading: Thomas Fox Averill, "A Carol Dickens Christmas"
Nov. 6, 2014
Author reading: Elizabeth Schultz
Oct. 25, 2014
Authors Reading: Speculative fiction writers Don Allmon, Ben Cartwright, and Chris McKitterick
Oct. 16, 2014
Big Tent Reading: Caleb Puckett, Justin Runge, Sarah Smarsh
Sept. 25, 2014
Big Tent Reading: Rachel Cross, Dennis Etzel, and Xanath Caraza
Aug. 28, 2014
Big Tent Reading: Ted Kritikos and Tim Lantz
Aug. 14, 2014
A Meeting of Words: Betty Laird and Peter Wright
Aug. 4, 2014
Author Reading: Mystery author Jenny Milchman
June 26, 2014
Big Tent Reading: Jennifer Pacioianu, Louise Krug, and Susan Gardner
June 25, 2014
Author Reading: Denise Low, "Mélange Block"
June 19, 2014
Artists reception and book signing: "The Tree Who Walked Through Time"
June 18, 2014
Community Discussion: “Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson"
June 10, 2014
"The Agony and the Ecstacy of the Writing Life: Writing, Publishing and Promoting"
June 7, 2014
Mystery Writer Scott Phillips
June 6, 2014
Author appearances: Tom Mach and Ronda Miller
May 22, 2014
Big Tent Reading: Erin Brown, Elizabeth Schultz, and Susan Harris
May 21, 2014
Author Reading: Antonya Nelson, "Funny Once"
April 23, 2014
Author Reading: Julene Bair, "Ogalla Road"
April 10, 2014
Author Discussion: Craig Thompson, "Along the Kaw"
March 27, 2014
Big Tent Reading: Mary Wharff and Kelly Barth
March 24, 2014
Author Reading: Timothy Schaffert, “The Swan Gondola"
March 21, 2014
Author Reading: Lindsey Yankey, “Bluebird"
March 14, 2014
Reading: Eric Shonkwiler, "Above All Men"
March 12, 2014
Big Tent Reading: "Echoes from the Prairie"
Feb. 27, 2014
Big Tent Reading: Cherae Clark, Maija Devine, and Keven Rabas
Jan. 23, 2014
Big Tent Reading: S. Portico Bowman and Laura Washburn
Nov. 8, 2013
Raven to Host Bollinger, Pfeiffer, and Stone Dockery Reading
Nov. 7, 2013
Reading: Chad Lawhorn, "Postmarked: Bleeding Kansas"
Oct. 24, 2013
Big Tent: Poetry and Prose in Three Acts
Oct. 18, 2013
Book Reading: Joy Lominska, "The Old Home Place"
Oct. 4, 2013
Book Launch Party: The Worst Gig by Jon Niccum
Oct. 3, 2013
James Greer at The Raven Book Store with "Everything Flows"
Sept. 26, 2013
Big Tent Reading: Story and Poetry in Three Acts
Sept. 10, 2013
Linda Johnston book signing
Sept. 6, 2013
Kevn Fedarko reading
Sept. 5, 2013
Reading: Cathy Callen and Tracy Million Simmons
Aug. 29, 2013
Big Tent Event at The Raven
June 27, 2013
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
June 7, 2013
Book Reading: "Joy, Interrupted"
May 29, 2013
Reading: Authors Gail Storey and Priscilla Stuckey
May 23, 2013
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
April 25, 2013
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
March 28, 2013
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
March 19, 2013
Reading: Kansas City Voices
March 6, 2013
Reading: Louie Galloway, writer and poet
Feb. 28, 2013
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
Feb. 8, 2013
Reading: Mike Wehmeyer, author of Good Blood, Bad Blood
Feb. 7, 2013
Reading: Jeff Dobson, author of The Waters of Chaos
Jan. 31, 2013
Book reading: Stuart Levine, "Killing in Okaraygua,"
Jan. 24, 2013
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
Dec. 6, 2012
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
Oct. 30, 2012
TRILOGY AWARENESS EVENT: Martha Kehr, author of THE ADVENTURES OF MARCY AND SARA books
Oct. 25, 2012
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
Oct. 16, 2012
Reading & Signing: Diane Bailey, author of MURDER A CAPELLA
Oct. 11, 2012
Reading & Signing: William Levitan, author of ABELARD & HELOISE: THE LETTERS AND OTHER WRITING
Oct. 10, 2012
Reading: KANSAS CITY NOIR, featuring Steve Paul, with contributors Grace Suh, Philip Stephe
Oct. 8, 2012
Tina Connolly, author of IRONSKIN
Oct. 4, 2012
Reading & Signing: Robert Collins, author of KANSAS, 1874
Sept. 27, 2012
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
Sept. 27, 2012
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
Sept. 25, 2012
Reading: KC Voices, Volume 9
Sept. 25, 2012
Reading: KC Voices, Volume 9
Sept. 21, 2012
Poetry Reading: Gary Lechlighter and Al Ortolani
Sept. 18, 2012
Reading & Signing: Kij Johnson, author of AT THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER OF BEES
Sept. 12, 2012
A Conversation about Gender, Race, Space, and the Pursuit of Social Justice
Sept. 7, 2012
Reading & Signing: Kelly Barth, author of My Almost Certainly Real Imaginary Jesus, A Memoir
Aug. 30, 2012
READING AND SIGNING: Maggie Koerth-Baker, author of Before the Lights Go Out
Aug. 30, 2012
Reading & Signing: Maggie Koerth-Baker, author of BEFORE THE LIGHTS GO OUT
Aug. 23, 2012
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
Aug. 21, 2012
Reading & Signing: Eleanor Sullivan, author of Cover Her Body
Aug. 9, 2012
Reading & Signing: Ian Hall, author of OPPORTUNITIES: JAMIE LEITH IN DARIEN
Aug. 4, 2012
Reading & Signing: Kory Kaul, author of JURY RIG
July 26, 2012
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
June 28, 2012
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
June 27, 2012
Reading & Signing: Sue Westwind, author of LUNACY LOST: A MEMOIR OF GREEN MENTAL HEALTH
June 27, 2012
Reading: Sue Westwind, author of Lunacy Lost
June 14, 2012
Reading & Signing: Julianne Buchsbaum, author of a new book of poetry, THE APOTHECARY'S HEIR
June 11, 2012
Reading & Signing: James Peters, author of ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY: SHRINE TO AMERICA'S HEROES
June 7, 2012
Reading & Signing: David Hann, author of RIVER MEMOIR
June 6, 2012
Reading & Signing: Benjamin Busch, author of Dust to Dust
June 1, 2012
Reading & Signing: Alex Grecian, author of The Yard
May 31, 2012
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
May 19, 2012
Reading & Signing: Linda Rodriguez, author of Every Last Secret
May 11, 2012
Reading & Signing: Robert Fraga, author of The Greening of Oz
April 27, 2012
Rock 'n' Reading
April 26, 2012
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
April 21, 2012
Reading & Signing: Dockery, Mirriam-Goldberg and Steele
April 14, 2012
Reading & Signing: Lea Graham and Timothy Bradford
April 13, 2012
Reading & Signing: Louise Krug author of Louise: Amended
April 12, 2012
Reading & Signing: Andrea Warren, author of Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London
April 6, 2012
Reading & Signing: Megan Kaminski author of Desiring Map
April 6, 2012
Poetry Reading & Book Signing: Megan Kaminski
April 5, 2012
Reading & Signing: George Gurley, author of George & Hilly
March 29, 2012
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
March 23, 2012
Talk on women's suffrage
Feb. 25, 2012
Reading: Midwestern Gothic
Feb. 22, 2012
Harriet Lerner: Author Talk and Discussion
Jan. 27, 2012
Reading and Signing: Jo McDougall and Al Ortolani
Jan. 26, 2012
BIG TENT: Stories & Poems in Three Acts
Jan. 21, 2012
Release Party: Blue Island Review 2011
Dec. 16, 2011
Parcel Launch and Holiday Party
Dec. 9, 2011
Book signing: "The Paradise Cafe and Bakery Cookbook" by Missy McCoy
Nov. 11, 2011
Readings by The Great Plains Writing Group
Oct. 27, 2011
Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts
Oct. 24, 2011
Girls Got Guts Reading and Food Day Celebration
Oct. 10, 2011
Pregnancy Poetry Reading
June 23, 2011
BIG TENT: Stories and Poems in Three Acts
June 16, 2011
Poets Sonnet L’Abbé and Karen Ohnesorge read
June 2, 2011
Reading of "Post-Apocalypse Dead Letter Office"
May 19, 2011
Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts
May 17, 2011
Mariko Nagai, author of "Georgic: Stories,"
May 13, 2011
Tasha Haas and Mary Wharff read at The Raven
May 12, 2011
Wyatt Townley and Roderick Townley read at The Raven
April 26, 2011
Readings by William J. Harris and Stanley Lombardo
March 17, 2011
Authors to read at The Raven
March 4, 2011
Book release celebration, new memoirs by Deb Olin Unferth and Joseph Harrington
Feb. 24, 2011
Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts
Oct. 30, 2010
Coal City Review issue #27 launch party
Oct. 28, 2010
Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts
Oct. 22, 2010
"Wild Joy: Ruminations" author Paul Goldman
Oct. 15, 2010
Antonya Nelson reading
Oct. 15, 2010
Author Antonya Nelson
Oct. 14, 2010
Reading by author Abayomi Animashaun
Oct. 14, 2010
Poet Abayomi Animashaun reading
Sept. 29, 2010
Reading and signing with Barbara Stuber, author of "Crossing the Tracks"
Aug. 14, 2010
Discussion and book signing with Susan Zuber-Chall
July 17, 2010
David Taylor speaks
June 25, 2010
Sophie Hannah reading
June 24, 2010
Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts
May 27, 2010
Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts
May 27, 2010
Big Tent Thursdays
April 19, 2010
An Actual Kansas Reading Series
March 25, 2010
Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts
March 5, 2010
Kenneth Irby reading
March 5, 2010
Kenneth Irby poetry reading
Feb. 25, 2010
Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts
Feb. 19, 2010
Reading by Kansas City poets Phyllis Becker, Silvia Kofler and Pat Lawson
Feb. 12, 2010
Stan Lombardo reads from Dante's "Inferno"
Feb. 12, 2010
KU Classic professor Stanley Lombardo reads from "The Inferno"
Dec. 20, 2009
John C. Ralston book signing for "The Secret of Invisibility"
Dec. 19, 2009
Drakkar Sauna Christmas Show
Oct. 23, 2009
"The Moon For Its Citizens," book release and reading by Wallace Cochran
Sept. 4, 2009
Book reading and signing: Timothy Hallinan’s “Breathing Water”
Aug. 27, 2009
Big Tent Reading
June 25, 2009
"Big Tent: Stories & Poems in Three Acts"
June 24, 2009
Garret Tufte book signing
April 23, 2009
"Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts"
April 2, 2009
Kelly McMasters public reading
March 26, 2009
"Big Tent" reading series
Nov. 15, 2008
Poetry reading: "Poetry for the Changing Light"
Nov. 8, 2008
Book signing: "Where the Wind Blew" author Bob Sommer
Nov. 7, 2008
Book reading: "Baby Jesus Pawn Shop" author Lucia Orth
Oct. 21, 2008
Sandy Gladfelter booksigning
Oct. 17, 2008
Deb Olin Unferth "Vacation" Reading
July 19, 2008
"Wild Women (W)Rite!: A Display of Poetic Fireworks in the Dead of Summer"
May 8, 2008
PoetryNow! reading
Oct. 30, 2005
Halloween stories from Priscilla Howe
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