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Heartland Book Festival

Mark your calendar. The first-ever HEARTLAND BOOK FESTIVAL presented in partnership with Kansas City Public Library, Missouri Humanities, and Missouri Center for the Book will take place in the heart of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, on October 6th-7th, 2023.  

There will be panel discussions featuring national and local authors, musical and theater performances, creative pep talks, writing, tarot, collage, print-making workshops, photography exhibitions, food trucks, featured presentations, and face time with celebrated children’s authors and illustrators. There will also be spots for quiet playing, reading, resting, and reflecting.  

The event is FREE for general audiences. More information coming soon.

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