A Kansas City Reading Series


We welcome you to come out and celebrate the release of KCAI's 2011 Sprung Formal annual literary arts journal at Cara and Cabezas Contemporary on May 11th at 8pm! There will be free food, beverage, and tantalizing words.

Don't miss it!

In case you were wondering, this year's contributors are:

Mary Jo Bang, Robert J. Baumann, Adam Beris, Daniel Borzutzky, Austin Buckingham, Shannon Burns, Nick Chan, Jack Christian, Bryan Coffelt, Cyrus Console, Linh Dinh, Marie Dougherty, Dustin Downey, Shawna Enyart, Ryan Feeney, Miles Fermin, Abbe Findley, Kathleen Furlong, Madeline Gallucci, Angela Genusa, Tyson Gough, Joshua T. Howell, Kristen Iskandrian, Tim Jones-Yelvington, Justin Kemp, Emily Kendal Frey, Mitchell Hugh Kirkwood, Mark Leidner, Christina Lenert, Richard Lucyshyn, Ryan MacDonald, Alice Miller, Sawako Nakayasu, Annie Raab, Osciel Ramos, Sophie Roessler, James Sanders, Jaclyn Senne, Sandra Simonds, Lauren Stookey, Mathias Svalina, Michelle Taransky, Dana Ward, Dara Wier, Teal Wilson, Dziadek Wydra Odjazdowy, Mike Young, and Joshua Zink


Sunday, April 17th, 7:30pm (sharp)


Anne Boyer is the author of The 2000s (Free Poetry), Art is War (Mitzvah), The Romance of Happy Workers (Coffee House), Selected Dreams with a note on phrenology (Dusie Kollektiv), and Anne Boyer’s Good Apocalypse (Effing). She has also written some free pdfs, like Ma Vie en Bling 1&2. Her novel Joan is forthcoming from Bloof books, and she is at work on a second novel, Nero, as well as a few other books and chapbooks of poetry and prose. Her work has been widely published in journals, and she has been invited to read in a number of cities, but she has never before read in Kansas City, where she teaches about Utopia, Digital Society, and writing at the Kansas City Art Institute.

Mitchell Hugh Kirkwood is from Kansas. He is currently studying sculpture and creative writing at the Kansas City Art Institute. His favorite colors are red and yellow, and he is into highway driving. Go Chiefs!