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When We Were Someone Else

By Rachel Groves

Coming in November The protagonists in When We Were Someone Else mostly feel boxed into unlivable spaces, and wonder whether disappointment is the cart or the horse in terms of where they’ve found themselves. And even as t...

The Owl That Carries Us Away

Stories

By Doug Ramspeck

­Excellent reading for those who value meditative, beautiful storytelling. —Barbara Hoffert, Library Journal (starred review) Ramspeck's debut collection abounds with flawed families, tense confirmations, and unlikely mo...

Things We Do When No One Is Watching

Stories

By Philip Gerard

  Resonant and lyrical tales of the dangers and frustrations of life at all ages.    —Kirkus Reviews One Gerard character says that “childhood is a dangerous country, and not all of us...

Kansas City Literary Events

Leif Enger

Monday, October 15, 2018
Kansas City, Mo.

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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.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.