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Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of Kansas City's 18th and Vine Jazz District, shares his book City of Song and his collaboration with jazz great, Bobby Watson.

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Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction

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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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Kansas City Literary Events

Laura Moriarty

Manhattan, Ks.
Friday, February 22, 2019

Lindsey Weishar & Catherine Anderson

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, February 22, 2019

Kevin Rabas

Mankato, Kan.
Saturday, March 2, 2019

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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

New Letters Summer 2018 Poetry Series

Follow our new series of poems about children, each day or two through July. Begin reading here. 

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Dave Smith Collection

Special Pricing: This collection includes New Letters (Vol. 80, No. 1), two CDs with New Letters on the Air programs from 19811988, and part one and two of a 2014 interview, all featuring the work of Dave Smith. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced in our audio archives.