By Subcription: Writing by Major Jackson, Janet Burroway, Yusef Komunyakaa, Kim Addonizio and other writers and artists. 


In the first half of this interview, Irish poet Sinéad Morrissey reads from her books Between Here and There and The State of the Prisons. 


The anthology explores how the Middle East has captured the imaginations of a significant group of Native American poets.


Winners, finalists, and judges for the 2016 New Letters Literary Awards: Click arrow below for details.  

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Kansas City Literary Events

Patricia Lockwood

Wichita, Kan.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Henry W. Bloch

Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

American Conference For Irish Studies

Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Charles Harper Webb will read in Kansas City, Wed., April 5, 2017

Read Webb's poem "The Animals are Leaving" and see event details on our News page. 

Robert Stewart’s book of poems Plumbers reissued in 2017 revised paperback.

Reissued from BkMk Press: Plumbers by Robert Stewart.


C.D. Wright Collection

This collection features a CD containing both the 1999 and the 2009 interviews with acclaimed poet C.D. Wright. For a limited time, these programs are also available for free streaming through our archives.