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Writers in the Night

  • Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway Kansas City, MO US (map)

Writers in Night will be featuring Crime Fiction Author and Novelist Chavohn Nakia!

Also performing will be some of Kansas City's most talented Poets! Jen Harris, Samantha Slupski and Fredric Sims. Only $5 at the door! Come out and have your heart stirred by these amazing writers!

Chavohn Nakia:

ChaVohn Nakia is fiction writer and novelist living in Los Angeles, California—though she was born and raised in both Chicago, Illinois and Kansas City, Missouri. At the age of 9 she knew she wanted to be a writer. In her early teens she read genres of crime/action/science fiction novels and spent many years mulling over writing her first novel before she actually took the plunge. She will talking about the first book in her two part series called "Cabrini Green." For More information about Cabrini Green and Chavohn Nakia, visit

Jen Harris:

Poet Jen Harris is a Kansas City-based Spoken Word Poet, Women's Rights and LGBT activist, published author, founder and host of KC Poetry Slam. Additionally, she is the recipient of the 2014-2016 Pitch Magazine Top 3 Poets in Kansas City award, and the 2009 ACP Kansas Journalist of the Year. Her first book of poetry, Slammed, released via Spartan Press Feb. 27, 2016 to a sold out audience. For more information about Jen Harris visit

Samantha Slupski:

Samantha Slupski is a local Spoken Word Poet based out of Kansas City Missouri. She currently serves as the Executive Producer of Poetic Underground. She also hosts Clandestine Poetry, a poetry open mic every 3rd Wednesday of each month. She has performed at the Midwest Word Fest 2016 and Competed in Texas Grand Slam 2016.Also she is KC Poetry Slam Winner! For more about Samantha Slupski visit

Fredric Sims:

Fredric Sims is a Spoken Word Poet based out of Kansas City. He is a three time winner of the Kansas City Poetry Slam. Has performed at Midwest Word Fest 2016, Texas Grand Slam 2016, P4CM Poetry Slam and with The Nate Nall Jazz Quintet.
For more information about Fredric visit

Earlier Event: November 19
The Tenth Voice 90.1 KKFI
Later Event: January 4
Kansas City Poetry Slam