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Drawn from Water

An American Poet, an Ethiopian Family, an Israeli Story

by: Dina Elenbogen

  Review in NewCity Lit   What do we mean by home? In Drawn from Water, American Jew Dina Elenbogen explores her thirty-year friendship with Ethiopian Jewish immigrants in Israel as they struggle in a new country...

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    Border States

    By Jane Hoogestraat

    Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by Luis J. Rodriguez Featured on ...



    By Evan Morgan Williams

      Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Al Young Williams has a facility for getting inside characters and exposing their essential isolation and loneliness. ...

Kansas City Literary Events

The Same/Thorny Locust Contributors Reading

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Kansas City, Mo.


New Letters Weekend Writing Conference, Writing for Love, Money & Immortality: Event begins Friday, June 26, 2015, at 5:30 p.m.



Celebrate Baseball: A New Letters Special Issue

This isssue includes an interview with Buck O'Neil and writing by Ted Kooser and Dan Quisenberry + others.