Looking Forward at Whispering Prairie Press

Dear Friends and Allies of Whispering Prairie Press, It’s been a year of exciting changes and additions to our board. We’ve had many successes this year–new additions to our executive board, new and talented volunteers, a new contest, our first art show, numerous public readings, events, and fundraisers, and of course the publication of Kansas City Voices Volume 13. Most… Read more »

Deadline: November 30th

Love music? Love poetry? Love prizes? The 2015 Troubadour Poetry Award is your chance to submit your poems inspired by modern Troubadours! Send us your entry by November 30th for a chance to win $1,000. Troubadours Poetry Award-Poems inspired by today’s Troubadours. Love Van Morrison? Prefer Nora Jones? No form restrictions. Must be inspired by a musician and/or lyrics of… Read more »

Volume 13 Launch Party!

Celebrate with us on October 11th the release of Volume 13! Sunday, October 11th, 2015 – 4-5:30 pm-Kansas City Voices Volume 13 official launch.  The Plaza Branch of the KC MO public library, downstairs in the conference area. We have some wonderful readers lined up: Glenn North, Tammy Littlejohn, Dawn Downey, John Peterson, Annie Newcomer, Jen Leeper, Gladys Haughton, and Alan Proctor.

Congratulations to our Contest Winners!

Thank you to everyone for participating in Whispering Prairie Press’s annual contest! Our judges had a lot of fun reviewing your terrific submissions, and we are excited to share the results.   Art 1st place Leisure by Rita Guile of Mission, KS 2nd place Untitled Black & White photograph by Meaghan Golden of Glen Falls, NY 3rd place Golden Slippers by… Read more »

Road Trip! (July 11th)

No, this isn’t a college-aged rite of passage. It’s a reading at Pioneer Bluffs! Join the Kansas City Voices team at this scenic event space for a day of poetry and rolling Kansas Flint Hills. Matfield Green is truly a one-of-its-kind place in Kansas, and a perfect distance away for a Saturday day trip. Roy J. Beckemeyer and Kimberly Beer… Read more »