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The Literary Issue

Spring 2018 | Vol. 74 Issue 1

On the Cover

Gordon Parks portrait, shot by Fort Scott photographer Gary Palmer


 This Season

   By Cecilia Harris
  Tea Time

   By Cecilia Harris
   On Stage

   By Sarah Kelly Shannon
   Hit the Road

   By Nancy Carver Singleton
   Newton Bookstore Celebrates Kansas Culture

   By Dave Zumbaugh
   Roughing It

   Behind the lens. 
   Interviewee Katie More
   A conversation with KANSAS! photographers about their lives in photography.


 Wide Open Spaces

 A Junction City Weekend
    By Karen Sarita Ingram
    Outdoor enthusiast and fans of interactive history should make this their travel destination

At Home with William Allen White
    By Christine Steinkuehler
 A cozy porch, an expansive library and a table full guests helped connect a legendary 'homebody' newspaperman with the nation's biggest events and political players.


 Taste of Kansas

  Drink Up
    By Katy Schamberger  Photography by Justin Lister & Sarah Reeves
   How two Kansas business owners found health and professional success through cold-pressed juices.



A Whole New Storyboard
  By Kim  Gronniger Photography by Bill Stephens
  An accomplished Kansas artist turns her eye to sharks, jellyfish, birds, and other heroes of children's book illustrations. 

 A Sunflower State Literary Pilgrimage
Three contemporary Kansas writers visit locations associated with historic Kansas authors.