Magazine

Volume 80 No. 2 (Winter 2014)

  • Editor's Note

  • 6 /

    Such Simplicity

    , Robert Stewart
  • Interview

  • 44 /

    Introduction to Janice N. Harrington

    ,
  • 45 /

    Poet in the Wild, conducted by Robert Stewart

    , Janice N. Harrington
  • Essays & Articles

  • 129 /

    Strong Brown God

    , Fleda Brown
  • 151 /

    Be a Man, Man

    , Ben Langston
  • Fiction

  • 13 /

    The Others Are Strangers

    , Rashaan Alexis Meneses
  • 33 /

    The Archbishop Loses His Faith

    , Biran Doyle
  • 73 /

    Ngozi's Gifts

    , Pellom McDaniels III
  • 103 /

    Xirimiri

    , Diana Friedman
  • 140 /

    The New People

    , Gary Gildner
  • Poetry

  • 8 /

    A Poet at Poets House

    , Martha Strom
  • 10 /

    Two Poems

    , Patricia Traxler
  • 29 /

    Two Poems

    , Linda Pastan
  • 61 /

    Three Poems

    , Carolyne Wright
  • 81 /

    Lost

    , Eric Pankey
  • 83 /

    Weather Report from Cottonwood Spring

    , Steve Lautermilch
  • 86 /

    Four Poems

    , Albert Goldbarth
  • 94 /

    Sudden Rain on Mt. Tempo

    , Paula Bohince
  • 95 /

    Island Moving Beneath Clouds

    , Christopher Buckley
  • 122 /

    Five Poems

    , Jessica Anne Cuello
  • 139 /

    Sunday in  New York 1965

    , James McKinley
  • Reviews & Commentaries

  • 161 /

    Bird Lives, Jazz Lives,” on the life of Charlie Parker by Chuck Haddix

    , Dan Jaffe
  • 165 /

    How to Steal an Imaginary Friend,” on the poetry of Carolyne Wright

    , Katie Manning
  • 167 /

    Appalachian Song Cycle,”on the fiction of Susan Tekulve

    , Catherine Browder
  • 169 /

    The Different Faces of Love,” on the poetry of Marilyn Kallet

    , Maria James-Thiaw
  • 171 /

    All the Hard, Broken Things,”on the short stories of Aurelie Sheehan

    , Jacqueline Kolosov
  • Artwork

  • 12 /

    Surrounded, Pen, Brush, and Ink on Bristol Board

    , Don Beaulieu
  • 32 /

    Circle of Life, Linoleum block print

    , Don Beaulieu
  • 65 /

    Island Parkway West, Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 66 /

    Bluffview Road. Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 67 /

    HilLcrest 4. Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 68 /

    Pleasant Hill. Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 69 /

    Crescent Road, Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 70 /

    HilLcrest 6, Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 71 /

    Belle Vue View, Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 72 /

    Evergreen Court, Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 82 /

    Luna, Photograph

    , Steve Lautermilch
  • 85 /

    Ein Ohr der Erde, Joshua Tree, Photograph

     

    , Steve Lautermilch
  • 93 /

    Ocotillo Sundown, Photograph

    , Steve Lautermilch
  • 150 /

    Out of the Darkness, Linoleum block print

    , Don Beaulieu
  • 160 /

    Discord, Linoleum block print

    , Don Beaulieu
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Kansas City Literary Events

Chekhov from Stage to Page for UMKC Founders Week

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Kansas City, Mo.

Catherine Browder, fiction writer, playwright and UMKC alumna, will discuss her new book, Now We Can All Go Home: Three Novellas in Homage to Chekhov (BkMk Press, 2014) with New Letters on the Air host, Angela Elam. Her readings within the interview will be juxtaposed with vignettes of Chekhov’s plays performed by UMKC theater students in the White Recital Hall of UMKC’s Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Mo.

News

An Exhibition of Art From New Letters

Artist Carol Zastoupil, featured artist in the winter 2014 edition of New Letters, will present a solo exhibition at Steeple of Light Art Gallery. Detials here. 

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Richard Ford CD Collection

Special Pricing: This two cd collection features four interviews with famed novelist Richard Ford that span his career back to 1987. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced and are available through our archives.