New Letters
On The Air

Jane Smiley

Fiction

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 19920605, 19910628

Jane Smiley, author of the acclaimed The Age of Grief, reads from her book of novellas, Ordinary Love and Good Will, and talks about her writing. Smiley, who won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for A Thousand Acresalso discusses her fascination with things Nordic and her sometimes strange writing habits.

| Subject Matter: Writing Habits, Nordic History | Interview Year: 1991 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award |

See All audio

    Charles Harper Webb

    Guggenheim Fellow Charles Harper Webb reads from his collection of essays, A Million MFAs Are Not Enough and shares poetry from his earlier b...

    Naomi Shihab Nye

    Arab-American writer Naomi Shihab Nye was born in St. Louis and is now a long-time resident of Texas with her husband, photographer Michael Nye. She discusses how her late father h...

Kansas City Literary Events

David Sedaris

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Wichita, Kan.

News

New Letters Weekend Writing Conference 2018 (June 22nd through June 24th)

Join us for a weekend of writing seminars, workshops, private consultations, craft lectures and socializing. Click below for details. 

Shop

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.