Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at the Johnson County Library (Oak Park Location), 9500 Bluejacket St., Overland Park, Kan. Features Silvia Kofler and Eve Ott.
Silvia Kofler’s recent publications include poetry and translations published in The Colour of Saying, an anthology in celebration of Dylan Thomas. German translations of 10 Hafez ghazals in collaboration with Bill Wolak and Mahmood Karimi-Hakak appeared in THOSE WHO STOOD UP FOR TOLERANCE DIEJENIGEN DIE FÜR TOLERANZ STANDEN. She has read her work at New York’s Poet’s House; and most recently she read a few of her poems in German and English at Schokoladen, eine Lesebühne in Berlin. She is a member of the Riverfront Readings committee, a senior instructor for Park University’s online program and an adjunct professor at Rockhurst University.
Eve Ott's fiction and poetry have appeared or are forthcoming in The Same, Imagination and Place Press, I70 Review, The Whirlybird Anthology, Kansas City Voices, Redbook, Thorny Locust, the anthology Rebirth of Power, and various campus and regional publications. Her poetry publication Album from the Silent Generation. She is active in the Kansas City literary community as a member of The Riverfront Reading Series Committee and The Writers Place.
[NOTE VENUE CHANGE: The Johnson County Main Library (Central Resource), 9875 West 87th St., Overland Park, Kan., where we usually have readings, is undergoing remodeling in 2015. We will meet at the Oak Park Location, 9500 Bluejacket St., Overland Park, Kan., throughout 2015. After 2015, we will return to the Central library.]