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'Working Words' Literary Event Comes To First Friday

Oct 31, 2012

The worlds of creative writing and visual art are woven together for an upcoming First Friday event in Kansas City's Crossroads Arts District.

Is there a gallery where one can take in literary art and visual art in one evening?  Yes.  On the second half of Thursday's Central Standard, Jabulani Leffall welcomes organizers of the "Working Words" literary event, taking place on November 2.  

Leffall will talk with Andrew Johnson, one of the organizers of the event, and  with Damon Heybrock, administrator of the Beggars Table Gallery where "Working Words" will take place.  They will discuss the collaboration, and we'll have a writer or two participating in this weekend's event preview their work.

Andrew Johnson lives in Midtown Kansas City with his wife and son. He is currently at work on his interdisciplinary master's thesis in creative nonfiction and poetry and will receive his Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Media Arts from the University of Missouri - Kansas City next spring.

Damon Heybrock is the directory of the Beggars Table Gallery.  A family physician by trade, Damon is married to Kari with whom he has three children: Scarlett, Vesper, and Fletcher.