S114. A University of Kansas & Beecher's Reading

Robert Muroff Bookfair Stage, Washington State Convention Center, Level 4
Saturday, March 1, 2014
9:00 am to 10:15 am


Sponsored by the University of Kansas and Beecher’s, the graduate journal out of KU, this multi-genre reading will feature writers affiliated with KU, published in Beecher’s, or with connections to the state of Kansas. This reading celebrates the rich literary community across Kansas and beyond.



Ashley Ortiz is a doctoral student of English at Kansas University. She is currently a co-editor for Beecher’s, the graduate student-run literary journal in the KU English Department, and is working on a dissertation focused on contemporary Latina/o literature.

Katie Savage is the author of Grace in the Maybe: Instructions on Not Knowing Everything About God, a collection of nonfiction, personal stories about faith.

Kelly Barth has received fellowships from the Missouri Arts Council and the Kansas Arts Commission. My Almost Certainly Real Imaginary Jesus is her first book.

Anne M. Royston is a PhD candidate in Literature at the University of Utah, where she studies avant-garde poetics with Craig Dworkin and spends a good amount of time in the Book Arts Studio.

Mary Stone Dockery is the author of two poetry collections, One Last Cigarette and Mythology of Touch, and a number of chapbooks, including Blink Finch and Honey and Bandages, co-written with Katie Longofono. She is co-editor of Stone Highway Review.


February 7–10, 2024
Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Convention Center