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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

Melanie Benjamin

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Wichita, Kan.


UMKC's New Letters Ranks Among the Top Literary Journals in the United States

New Letters continues its standing as among the most highly regarded journals for discovering, publishing, and promoting the best new fiction, poetry, and essays. 


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.