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In the second part of our interview with Xánath Caraza, she reads from her International Latino Book Award-winning poetry collection, Hudson, named for the Hudson River.


Stone Skimmers by Jennifer Wisner Kelly

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


New Letters Literary Award Winners and Judges Announced!

See the list of winners and judges here.

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Kansas City Literary Events

Timothy Egan

Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Huascar Medina

Leawood, Kan.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Elizabeth Strout

Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019


Kansas City Public Library Announces Kids and Teens eReading Rooms

The KCPL has digitized the concept of physical reading rooms by creating individual, specialized eReading Rooms of ebooks and audiobooks for children and teenagers.

UMKC's New Letters Ranks Among the Top Literary Journals in the United States

New Letters continues its standing as among the most highly regarded journals for discovering, publishing, and promoting the best new fiction, poetry, and essays. 


Individual Issues of New Letters Magazine

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