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When We Were Someone Else

by: Rachel Groves

  Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Hilma Wolitzer 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 they imagine the relief of being seen with some clarity—and then, if not cherished, at least ap...

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    Sweet Herbaceous Miracle

    Poems

    By Berwyn Moore

      Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by Enid Shomer   Sweet Herbaceous Miracle is absolutely gorgeous writing. Attentive language, rich, provocative scenes with painterly light shini...

    Crude Angel

    Poems

    By Suzanne Cleary

      In Suzanne Cleary’s moving new book of poems, Crude Angel, the imagination enters into a tender dialogue with the world. Now the world has the last word, as wish gives way to fact, and now the imagination steps forw...

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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.