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Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Poetry, Fiction

Interviewed by: Dennis Conrow

Catalog Number: 20091023

America's Pastime comes to a close for another year in October with the Major League Baseball World Series. We pay tribute to the game and those who love it with this anthology show featuring poetry and stories about baseball, including works by Donald Hall, Martin Espada, Jonathan Holden, Maxine Kumin, and Billy Lombardo, along with an interview featruing the late Negro Leagues great, Buck O'Neil after the release of his autobiography, I Was Rigt on Time.

| Subject Matter: Sports, Baseball, Negro Leagues | Interview Year: 2009 | Genre: Poetry, Fiction |

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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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