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20th Anniversary of NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR

20th Anniversary of NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR - Judy Ray and Robert Stewart, the co-founders of NEW LE

20th Anniversary of NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR A

Judy Ray - Judy Ray and Robert Stewart, the co-founders of NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR, discuss two decad

20th Anniversary of NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR B

Robert Stewart - Judy Ray and Robert Stewart, the co-founders of NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR, discuss two

Addonizio, Kim (November 2, 2007)

Kim Addonizio - An author of both poetry and prose, Kim Addonizio is known for work that is confessi

Bakken, Kerry Neville (July 18, 2008)

Kerry Neville Bakken - The Los Angeles Times has called Bakken’s short story collection Necess

Baraka, Amiri (February 14, 2001)

Amiri Baraka - Prominent poet and playwright, Amiri Baraka (formerly known as LeRoi Jones) has been

Baxter, Charles (September 15, 1989)

Charles Baxter - All Things Considered book reviewer, Alan Cheuse says, "Charles Baxter's stori

Becker, Robin (March 10, 2004)

Robin Becker - The former poetry editor of Women's Review of Books, Robin Becker discusses the chang

Chandra II (April 1, 1996)

G.S. Sharat Chandra - Chandra talks with NEW LETTERS editor Robert Stewart and reads from FAMILY OF

Chang, Victoria (January 9, 2009)

Victoria Chang - Victoria Chang, author of the poetry collections Circle and Salvinia Molesta, discu

Cherry, Kelly (November 18, 1998)

Kelly Cherry - The author of over a dozen books, including poetry, novels and essays, Kelly Cherry r

Dunn I (November 24, 1980)

Stephen Dunn - Both Programs I & II include readings from Dunn's books of poetry and an intervie

Dunn II (May 27, 1988)

Stephen Dunn - Both Programs I & II include readings from Dunn's books of poetry and an intervie

Gilbert, Jack (January 17, 1994)

Jack Gilbert - The San Francisco poet, Jack Gilbert, reads from The Great Fires, his first book in o

Harrison, Jim (October 19, 2005)

Jim Harrison - In this stand-alone second half of an earlier interview, Jim Harrison, author of Lege

Donald Justice: Past American Voice (August 17, 2005)

Donald Justice: Past American Voice - In memory of poet Donald Justice, a noted professor at the Iow

Knoepfle, John (June 8, 2005)

John Knoepfle - A prolific and plainspoken voice of Midwestern American poetry, John Knoepfle explor

Laux, Dorianne (June 16, 1998)

Dorianne Laux - Dorianne Laux is a co-author of The Poet's Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Wr

Rankine, Claudia (February 13, 2009)

Claudia Rankine - Jamaican-born poet Claudia Rankine’s work “goes directly to the object

Ray, David (July 5, 2006)

David Ray - New Letters founder and former editor David Ray reads from his latest book of poems The

Rodriguez, Richard (May 3, 2006)

Richard Rodriguez - Peabody Award-winning essayist and PBS Newshour commentator, Richard Rodriguez d


Kay Ryan - Kay Ryan talked with NEW LETTERS editor Robert Stewart, about the experience of being Uni

Salter, Mary Jo (December 8, 2006)

Mary Jo Salter - A co-editor of the Norton Anthology of Poetry, Salter talks with New Letters magazi

Schnackenberg, Gjertrud (March 18, 2011)

Gjertrud Schnackenberg - Gjertrud Schnackenberg is the author of six poetry collections, including t

Simic, Charles (April 3, 2009)

Charles Simic - U.S. Poet Laureate in 2007-08, Charles Simic is known for his surreal, humorous poet

Stewart, Robert (November 18, 1983)

Robert Stewart - Robert Stewart, then managing editor of New Letters magazine, reads poems from his

Stewart, Robert (May 2, 2008)

Robert Stewart - New Letters magazine is the winner of the National Magazine Award in the category o

Stout, Renee (September 3, 2003)

Renee Stout - Renee Stout, a visual artist who often blends the written word into her work, talks wi

Turner, Brian (May 27, 2011)

Brian Turner - A veteran of the Iraq War, Brian Turner brings the realities of battle and its impact

Working Class Poets (August 29, 2008)

Working-Class Poets - The rigors and joys of work are celebrated in contemporary verse, including B.

Young, C. Dale (August 12, 2011)

C. Dale Young - A poet who admits that "90% of his time" is taken up by his day-job, oncologist C. D

Rankine, Claudia (October 14, 2016)

Claudia Rankine - A 2016 MacArthur Genius Fellow and author of Citizen: An American Lyric,

Baraka, Amiri (July 16, 2003)

Amiri Baraka - In this special celebration of Poet Laureates, we revisit this 1996 interview with pr

Robertson, Robin (August 24, 2018)

Robin Robertson - While working as a literary editor in London, Robin Robertson found himself losing

Harrington, Janice N. (September 5, 2014)

Janice N. Harrington - Though she came to writing late, having spent nearly two decades as a librari

Mark Strand: Past American Voice (December 19, 2014)

Mark Strand: Past American Voice - We honor the life of poet Mark Strand, who passed away on Novembe

Working Class Poets (September 4, 2015)

Working-Class Poets - The rigors, joys, and difficulties of work are examined through poetry, includ

Finnell, Dennis (July 29, 2016)

Dennis Finnell - Winner of the 2012 Bellday Prize for his fourth book of poetry, Pie 8, Dennis Finne

Robertson, Robin (August 12, 2016)

Robin Robertson - Scottish poet, translator and editor Robin Robertson, a three-time winner of Brita

Stewart, Robert (August 31, 2018)

Robert Stewart - Robert Stewart, the St. Louis born writer and editor of New Letters magazine,

Kansas City Literary Events

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Friday, January 18, 2019
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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.


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.