New Letters magazine

By Subscription, Volume 83 Nos. 2 & 3 (Winter/Spring 2017)

By Subcription: Writing by Albert Goldbarth, ...

By Subscription, Volume 83 No. 1 (Fall 2016)

By Subcription: Writing by Major Jack...

By Subscription, Volume 82 Nos. 3 & 4 (Spring/Summer 2016)

By Subscription: Writing by Stephen Dunn, Dennis Finnell, Hilma Wolitzer, Pa...

Volume 82 No. 2 (Winter 2016)

New writing by Michelle Boisseau, Thomas E. Kennedy, and New Letters L...

Volume 82 No. 1 (Fall 2015)

New writing by Thomas E. Kennedy, Joy Ha...

Volume 81 nos. 3 & 4 (Spring/Summer 2015)

New writing by Willis Barnstone, Brian Doyle, Alice Fr...

Volume 81 No. 2 (Winter 2015)

Volume 81 no. 2 features new writing from Mia Leonin, William Trowb...

Volume 81 No. 1 (Fall, 2014)

Volume 81 no. 1 features work by Aliki Barnstone, Debra Marquart...

Volume 80 Nos. 3 & 4 (Spring & Summer, 2014)

Volume 80 nos. 3 & 4 includes work by Ted Kooser, Sheila Kohler, M...

Volume 80 No. 2 (Winter 2014)

Volume 80 no. 2  features an interview with poet Janice Harrington, the final judge of the 2013 New Letters poetry contest, and includes work by winners of the 28th-annual New Letters Literary Awards.  ...

Volume 80 No. 1 (Fall 2013)

Volume 80, no. 1, showcases new essays from Edward Hoagland, “Hippies and Beats”; a debut memoir from Paula Streeter, which recalls brutal events from her former life in Honduras; an essay by Dave Smith about dogs, hunting, and poetry;...

Volume 79 Nos. 3 & 4 (Spring/Summer 2013)

Vol. 79, nos. 3 & 4 features “Ten Seconds in Two Lives,” by Alberto Álvaro Ríos, the story of a young Mexican couple who has immigrated to the United States and are “at the start of something, the start of a lif...

Volume 79 No. 2 (winter 2013)

79.2 features an essay by Willis Barnstone that offers readers scenes from a close friendship with prolific writer Jorge Luis Borges. The issue also features the poetry, fiction, and essays of the New Letters annual literar...

Volume 79 No. 1 (fall 2012-2013)

79.1 features an essay, lithographs and paintings by late nature artist William Wind McKim and digital prints by artist Leonard Koenig;  an interview with Don Lee, author of The Collectiv...

Volume 78 Nos. 3 & 4 (spring/summer 2012)

78.3-4 features an essay by former Poet Laureate of the United States Donald Hall, which depicts Hall’s life in literature through his re-occurring visits to Washington D.C, and additional essays by Judy Blunt, Mariko Nagai and Kaare Sc...

Volume 78 No. 2 (winter 2012)

With select works by: Wilson; Butler; Garcia; Flood; Burlingham; Rosenblum; Fitz Gale; Barnstone; Crews, conducted by Rodney Elro...

Volume 78 No. 1 (fall 2011-2012)

With select works by: Salvest; Berdeshevsky; Stewart; Hay; Kennedy; Craib; Sharlin; Fairchild; Kim; Nguyen; Freeman, Jr.; ; Goldba...

Volume 77 Nos. 3 & 4 (spring/summer 2011)

With select works by: Reichman; Solorzano; Stewart; Miller; Scott; Barnstone; Masters; Martin; Trowbridge; McKinley; Hemley; ; Hacker...

Volume 77 No. 2 (winter 2011)

With select works by: Grossman; Wahling; Pirel; Berdeshevesky; Garr; Stewart; Neal; Lancione; Dunphy; Beasley, Jr.; Berdeshevsky; Welsch; Naylor; Cummins, conducted by Joyce J. Townsend; ; C...

Volume 77 No. 1 (fall, 2010-2011)

With select works by: Tamkin; Hauf; Andersen; Kriss; Honig; Stewart; Abdul-Aziz; Lewis; Henderson; Frucht; Pingwa; ; Corbus; Scarr...

Volume 76 No. 4 (summer 2010)

With select works by: Munoz Hernadez; Debora; Munoz Hernandez; Hauf; Stewart; Fairchild; Wright; Fischer; Beasley, Jr.; Nagai; Doyle; Conklin; L...

Volume 76 No. 3 (spring 2010)

With select works by: Feinstein; Shteamer; Gordon; Marak; Gunaratne; Leedy; Bennett; Lighton; Kuemmerlein; Meya; Gowin; Honig; Corbin; Day; Pfingston; Robert; ; Gildner; Downs...

Volume 76 No. 2 (winter, 2010)

With select works by: McClure; Kelly; Stewart; Boisseau; Bunch; Kennedy; Nors, translated by Martin Aitken; Morgan; Fallon; Anderson, conducted by Matthew Cooperman; ; Moore; Smith; Teague; A...

Volume 76 No. 1 (fall 2009)

With select works by: Pearce; Grote; Arenas; Stewart; Giovarelli; Eastman; Frucht; Pritchard; Martin; Sanders, conducted by Steve Paul; ; Kumin; Weaver; Finnell; Taylor; Hudson; Dan...

Volume 75 No. 4 (summer, 2009)

With select works by: ; Swanstu; Gilpin; Archive; Scott; Robert; Tucker; Letters; Behlen; Buchanan; Lawson; Gildner; Yu; Gar...

Volume 75 No. 2 & 3 (winter/spring, 2009)

With select works by: Bogan; Desht; Proffitt; Howard; Ventello; Anspach; Kennedy; Hower; Fountain; Barton; Johnston; Pitt; Chang, conducted by Robert Stewart; ; Mills; Torg...

Kansas City Literary Events

Robert F. Willson

Monday, June 26, 2017
Kansas City, Mo.

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Tracy K. Smith has been named the next U.S. Poet Laureate!

Hear poetry from her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Life on Mars, on the New Letters on the Air half-hour show or a short excerpt on KCUR before she was in Kansas City last year. Find out more about our new ambassador for poetry from NPR.

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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.