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3 Novellas in Homage to Chekhov

by: Catherine Browder

In a tour de force of the imagination, Catherine Browder deeply inhabits the point of view of central characters from three Chekhov plays--and creates the continuation of their lives in three convincing, charming and moving novellas.                          ...

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    Boulevard Women

    Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fictiion

    By Lauren Cobb

    A fiction debut by Lauren Cobb, chosen by author Kelly Cherry for the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, Boulevard Women is a collection of linked stories about the evolving friendships of three women—a teeneager, a forty...

    Beauty Mark

    Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry selected by Kevin Prufer

    By Suzanne Cleary

    Beauty Mark, a poetry collection by Suzanne Cleary, was chosen by Kevin Prufer for the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. Beauty Mark uses images and subjects drawn from American popular culture to find transcendent meanings in the na...

Kansas City Literary Events

William Trowbridge, Tiffany Austin, & C. Malcolm Ellsworth

Friday, November 21, 2014
Kansas City, Mo.


Jazz at Diastole, Tues., Nov. 11, 2014, 2:30--a benefit

Join us for Kansas City Jazz and to support New Letters on November 11th at Diastole, 2:30 p.m. See more details. 


Celebrate Baseball: A New Letters Special Issue

This isssue includes an interview with Buck O'Neil and writing by Ted Kooser and Dan Quisenberry + others.