The mission of New Letters on the Air, New Letters magazine, and their affiliate book publisher, BkMk Press, is to discover, publish and promote the best and most exciting literary writing, wherever it might be found. We serve readers and writers worldwide, through award-winning broadcasts and other audio systems, print and digital formats. In recent years, New Letters magazine has won a National Magazine Award, the industry's highest honor, plus multiple Pushcart Prizes, and is reprinted often in Best of anthologies.
Editor-in-Chief, Robert Stewart: New Letters, BkMk Press, New Letters on the Air
Administrative Associate, Katie Taylor
Editorial Assistant, New Letters, Ashley Wann
Managing Editor, BkMk Press, Ben Furnish
Editorial Assistant, BkMk Press, Cynthia Beard
Producer & Host, New Letters on the Air, Angela Elam
Asst. Producer, New Letters on the Air, Jamie Walsh
Past Editors: Clarence Decker, Alexander Cappon, David Ray, James McKinley
In 1977, David Ray and his wife, Judy, began the audio literature program New Letters on the Air, a half-hour radio program featuring writers reading from and talking about their work. For many years, Rebekah Presson produced and hosted each show, a task taken in 1996 by Angela Elam. The program now stands as the longest continuously-running broadcast of a national literary radio series, with more than 1,200 programs by many of the world’s most prominent writers. The radio program widens the scope of the magazine to promote great literature both on the page and on the air.
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