Lawrence scholar and author Maryemma Graham during an upcoming talk will delve into her recent biography, in hopes of giving long-overdue flowers to the Black woman who she said revolutionized education and humanities.
An upcoming community celebration will honor the Wakarusa Wetlands, home to Haskell history and a variety of plants and animal species.
Young readers of all ages and their grownups are invited to the Raven Book Store this weekend for story time and crafts with the author of “Henry, Like Always.”
An event on Sunday will celebrate Midwestern writers and the launch of Lawrence author and bookseller Danny Caine’s new book of poetry.
Poet Kayla Cook and fiction writer Jenea Havener are the recipients of this year’s Langston Hughes Creative Writing Awards, the Raven Book Store and Lawrence Arts Center announced Monday.
In celebration of Small Business Saturday, the Raven Book Store will host an all-day event that includes five local authors who will be signing their books for fans.
Monarch butterflies arrive in Kansas mid-September each year, but the renowned species has recently been deemed endangered. Some events scheduled for this weekend in Lawrence will both celebrate and raise awareness of local monarch conservation efforts.
Over the course of three and a half decades, The Raven has overcome odds that have been insurmountable for many other book stores. And this September, it will celebrate 35 years serving the Lawrence community.
For as long as she can remember, Izzy Wasserstein aspired to write. Now 41, she recalled the rush of hope and feelings books stirred within her early in life.
The ownership structure of Lawrence’s Raven Book Store — fresh off an August move to its new Massachusetts Street home — expanded Monday, owner Danny Caine announced.
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