Roxie Yonkey

Roxie Yonkey has written about Kansas for decades, and has won numerous awards for her work. She loves to delve for the state’s little-known stories, the ones you never heard in history class. Even so, many of these stories surprised and delighted her. She writes extensively about the state on her website,, and on social media as @roxieontheroad.

Can I tell you a secret? How about 84 of them? That sounds like a lot. In this case, I’m referring to a new book that intentionally shares such little known stories. The book is titled Secret Kansas. It is chock-full

Author Roxie Yonkey was born with a pen in her hand and a passion for Kansas travel. Her newest book, Secret Kansas: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure focuses on the hidden stories of the sunflower state.

Author Roxie Yonkey wants to help people discover Secret Kansas, a state filled with secrets and hidden stories of heroes and villains.


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