New Letters magazine

Volume 65 No. 4 (summer, 1999)

  • Essays & Articles

  • 20 /

    Introduction: On Theodore A. Harris

    , Amiri Baraka
  • 51 /

    Westbury Court

    , Edwidge Danticat
  • 58 /

    Introduction: On the Photographs

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 62 /

    Introduction: Judge's Note

    , Catherine Browder
  • 76 /

    Woman in Front of the Sun: Journey Toward a Poem

    , Judith Ortiz Cofer
  • Fiction

  • 7 / Teeth on Bone, Rosa Shand
  • 23 / In the Wide Meshes of Heaven's Net, Seamus O'Bannion
  • 63 /

    The Paint Reader

    , Willie Tranmer
  • 89 / Ask Reno, Richard Dokey
  • 113 / Speedwell, Tom Yori
  • Poetry

  • 40 / In Which I Elevate Myself to Sainthood, Trish Reeves
  • 41 / Picture at Impact, Trish Reeves
  • 42 / Of the Night, Trish Reeves
  • 44 / After Shooting the Barbados Ram, Alice Friman
  • 46 / American Poem on the Dictator's Desk, D. W. Fenza
  • 48 /

    the people in the car behind me are happy

    , Thom Williams
  • 49 / Fear of Darkness, Rabinda K. Swain
  • 57 / Why I Write, Edwidge Danitcat
  • 99 / Button Your Lip, William Trowbridge
  • 100 / Interstitial Motherhood, Julie Fay
  • 103 / Old Woman, Virginia R. Terris
  • 104 / Christmas, Daniel Donaghy
  • 105 / One Thing That Didn't Make the Papers, Daniel Donaghy
  • 106 / Spring Romance, Anthony Butts
  • 107 / To His Child Five Months in Utero, John de Stefano
  • 108 / November, Debra Innocenti
  • 109 / Interpolations of Every Book in All Books, Debra Innocenti
  • Artwork

  • 0 /

    We Wear Our Flesh Like Flames, collage

    , Theodore A. Harris
  • 6 /

    1995 Seize the Time, collage

    , Theodore A. Harris
  • 19 /

    1995 Under Occupation, collage

    , Theodore A. Harris
  • 22 /

    1999 Collage Eulogy for Amadou Diallo, collage

    , Theodore A. Harris
  • 50 /

    1999 Remember Eric Smith, collage

    , Theodore A. Harris
  • 59 /

    Sergeant F. DeBruin Department of Prisons Employee, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 60 /

    Security Guard and Girlfriend, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 61 /

    Cat Catcher, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 86 /

    Laborers, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 87 /

    Man Shaving on Verandah, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 88 /

    Bedroom, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 102 /

    Woman and Dogs, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 111 /

    Façade, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
  • 112 /

    Roommates, photograph

    , Roger F. Ballen
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Kansas City Literary Events

Tayari Jones

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Kansas City, Mo.

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New Letters on the Air Archive Audio on The Paris Review Podcast

The Paris Review’s podcast for Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, will feature John Ashbery reading his poem “Soonest Mended,” from a 1986 New Letters on the Air program. More information and links to The Paris Review Podcast here.

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