Buffalo Bill Cody is best known as the founder and superstar of the legendary Wild West show that delighted audiences around the world for over forty years. But as a boy, he and his family lived on a homestead in Kansas Territory and were caught up in the fight over slavery that exploded into violence between Kansas and Missouri prior to the Civil War. When his father died, young Billy headed West in search of work to support his family.
Roger will be reading from his new memoir, A Doubter's Guide to God (Woodley Press, 2016).
Lawrence Eigner, born with cerebral palsy in 1927, lived with his parents until moving to Berkeley, CA . He died in 1996. Sitting in his wheelchair, he typed with his index finger and spaced with his thumb, Larry published more than 40 collections of poetry.
Thomas Pecore Weso takes readers on a cook’s journey through Wisconsin’s northern woods. With a rare perspective as a Native American anthropologist and artist, Weso mixes a poignant personal story with the seeds of Menominee cooking traditions.
This evening's readings will be Linzi Garcia, Anna Ciummo (Winner of the Dorie Renee Hogan Poetry Contest), Joan Koromante, Chico Sierra (Spartan Press' Pop Poet for August), and Victor Clevenger.
“In Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love, Simran Sethi sets out to discover diversity—to find the corners of the world where the foods we cherish are thriving in multiplicity instead of surviving in monoculture.
Fertig will be reading from her new novel, The Memory of Lemon. Claire Neely Davis is no ordinary pastry chef. Her flavor combinations aren t just a product of a well-honed palate: she can taste people s emotions, sensing the ingredients that will touch her customers souls. Her gift has never failed her until she meets a free-spirited bride-to-be and her overbearing society mother.
The author of The Cake Therapist returns with another sweet and emotional tale featuring Neely, the baker with a knack for finding exactly the right flavor for any occasion...
Reading at this evening's event will be James Benger, Jason Preu, Mary Stone, Ryder Collins, and Gustavo Aybar.
This is a KU story book you'll love giving as a gift or putting on your coffee table. When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Jayhawk is the story of an enthusiastic young Jay who has big dreams of becoming amazing things, with none bigger than becoming a Kansas Jayhawk!
Please join us as we celebrate the publication of Lynn Burlingham’s new novel, The Starlings in London. Additional members of the group who will read their stories are Mary McCoy, Judy Graversen-Algaier, Lucy Price, Kris Krishtalka, and Kathryn Schartz.