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New Letters is an international quarterly journal of essays, fiction, poetry, interviews, art and much more, published by the University of Missouri-Kansas City.  Our editor-in-chief is Robert Stewart.  Our administrative director and subscription coordinator (agency contact) is Katie Taylor.

New Letters will continue to bring its readers the most exciting new writing and art available.

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Issues of New Letters are available to bookstores by ordering through our distributor:        

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Kansas City Literary Events

Beatriz Williams

Monday, July 23, 2018
Kansas City, Mo.


New Letters Summer 2018 Poetry Series

Follow our new series of poems about children, each day or two through July. Begin reading 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.