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New Years: Forward

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Catalog Number: 20031224, 20021225, 20011226, 20001227, 19981223, 19971229

A look forward and back as we celebrate beginnings and endings with this show featuring poetry by Martín Espada, Anne Waldman, and several Kansas City poets, including Michelle Boisseau, Phil Miller, Susan Whitmore, and the late Sharat Chandra. They read from their works about their hopes, resolutions, and new beginnings.

| Subject Matter: Holiday, New Year | Interview Year: 1998 | Genre: Poetry |

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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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