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Riverfront Reading: Joe Benevento & Eve Ott

  • The Writers Place 3607 Pennsylvania Ave Kansas City, MO, 64111 United States (map)

The Riverfront Reading Series presents writers Joe Benevento and Eve Ott.

Joe Benevento teaches creative writing and American literature at Truman State University, where he is also the longtime co-editor of the Green Hills Literary Lantern.  His poems, stories and essays have appeared in about 300 places, including: Bilingual Review, Rockhurst Review, Poets & Writers and Inkwell.  He has published nine books of poetry and fiction, most recently the poetry chapbook “Tough Guys Don’t Write,” with Finishing Line Press and the mystery novel The Monsignor’s Wife with Moonshine Cove.  His follow-up Cupelli Brothers Mystery novel, “Saving St. Teresa” is forthcoming from Black Opal Books. 

Eve Ott's fiction and poetry have appeared in The Same, I-70 Review, The Whirlybird Anthology, Imagination and Place Press, Kansas City Voices, Thorny Locus Redbook, and Rebirth of Power. Her poetry collection, Album from the Silent Generation, was recently released by Aldrich Press.