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Kansas Author Dinner
February 27, 2014
Wichita Marriott
, 9100 Corporate
Hills Drive


Tickets: $50 per person

Featured Authors


Marci Penner | 

Penner's two books, the 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook and The Kansas Guidebook for Explorers, showcase and explore the best of Kansas. The 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook beautifully describes Kansas' greatest architecture, art, commerce, cuisine, customs, geography, history, and people. The featured “wonders” were voted on by readers in a contest giving the book an authentic sense of Kansas pride.


Samantha Bennett |

Samantha Bennett grew up in Wichita and Andover, Kansas where she fondly remembers reading Nancy Drew novels and acting. Bennett performed in productions at Wichita Children's Theatre, Music Theatre for Young People, and Music Theatre of Wichita. Her favorite shows were Best Christmas Pageant Ever and Oliver!

Bennett has a degree in Psychology from The University of Central Florida where her love for writing was fostered through a creative writing class.

Her budding writing career started with her first young adult inspirational novel, Penumbra, and continues with her second, Chasing Xaris.


Robert Rebein |

Latest novel, Dragging Wyatt Earp: A Personal History of Dodge City, describes life growing up in the iconic Kansas town.