Writers for Readers Presents Kevin Willmott

Date(s) - 11/13/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

UMKC Student Union, Room 401


Academy Award-winning screenwriter Kevin Willmott is joined by director and screenwriter Mitch Brian and Kansas City author Whitney Terrell for a discussion of Willmott’s filmmaking career, including his work on BlacKkKlansman and other collaborations with director Spike Lee.

Tickets include dinner, an open bar, and admission to the event. Table sponsorships and individual tickets are available for purchase online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writers-for-readers-tickets-70721306331.

Proceeds from this event benefit a collaborative partnership between the Kansas City Public Library and the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s MFA in Creative Writing and Media Arts, enabling a graduate student to teach writing classes at the library and assist in planning for a new literary award and city-wide book festival.

For additional information — including questions about sponsorship opportunities — contact Peggy Doncevic at 816.701.3612 or PeggyDoncevic@kclibrary.org.