New Letters magazine

By Subscription, Volume 83 Nos. 2 & 3 (Winter/Spring 2017)

  • Editor's Note

  • 6 /

    The Process, an editor’s note

    , Robert Stewart
  • 40 /

    Judges for Our 2016 Literary Awards

    ,
  • Interview

  • 132 /

    Introduction to Christopher Buckley

    ,
  • 133 /

    Compelling Voices, conducted by Alexander Long

    , Christopher Buckley
  • Essays & Articles

  • 9 /

    Jesus as Poet

    , Bradley Harrison
  • 71 /

    A Man Down There

    , Mark Osteen
  • 105 /

    Ballerina and Bird Lady

    , J. Malcolm Garcia
  • 205 /

    Sleeping Together

    , Edward Hoagland
  • Fiction

  • 29 /

    Lupinski

    , Myron Taube
  • 41 /

    Taking Down the Pear Tree

    , Jendi Reiter
  • Poetry

  • 22 /

    The Recluse

    , Andrew Hubbard
  • 24 /

    Four Poems

    , Carrie Etter
  • 39 /

    A History, 1896, and the Kingfisher

    , John Peterson
  • 65 /

    Six Poems

    , Deborah Bogen
  • 114 /

    My Unlce Bud Was No Fan of Jazz Until He Accidentally Heard Thelonious Monk

    , David Clewell
  • 120 /

    Two Poems

    , Ted Kooser
  • 122 /

    Four Poems

    , Lola Haskins
  • 126 /

    Three Poems

    , Gary Gildner
  • 149 /

    Three Poems

    , Christopher Buckley
  • 157 /

    Three Poems

    , William Trowbridge
  • 160 /

    Four Poems

    , Albert Goldbarth
  • 166 /

    Two Poems

    , Daniel Bourne
  • Artwork

  • 8 /

    White Horse, Photograph

    , Kareen King
  • 28 /

    Franz Jackson, Pen-and-Ink

    , Robert Naujoks
  • 97 /

    Red-Tailed Hawk, Photograph

    , Kareen King
  • 98 /

    Vulture in Snow, Photograph

    , Kareen King
  • 99 /

    Side by Side, Photograph

    , Kareen King
  • 100 /

    Noto Arts District, Topeka, Kansas, Photograph

    , Kareen King
  • 101 /

    Kansas Summer

    , Kareen King
  • 102 /

    Horse in Snow, Photograph

    , Kareen King
  • 103 /

    My Town, Osage City, Kansas, Photograph

    , Kareen King
  • 104 /

    Uncommon Leucister Red-Tailed Hawk, Photograph

    , Kareen King
  • 148 /

    Lines and Curves, Osage City, Kansas, Photograph

    , Kareen King
  • 169 /

    Diz Biz, Watercolor and Ink

    , Robert Naujoks
  • 170 /

    Piano Back, Pen-and-Brush Ink

    , Robert Naujoks
  • 171 /

    Piano Guy, Color Pencil & Pen-and-Brush Ink

    , Robert Naujoks
  • 172 /

    Zoot Suit Sax, Color Pencil & Brush Ink

    , Robert Naujoks
  • 173 /

    Bird Lives, Watercolor and Ink

    , Robert Naujoks
  • 174 /

    Miles Cat, Pen-and-Ink

    , Robert Naujoks
  • 175 /

    Lady Day (Billie Holiday), Watercolor and Ink

    , Robert Naujoks
  • 176 /

    Benny Rides Again, Watercolor

    , Robert Naujoks
  • 177 /

    Spoken Word Art, Pen-and-Brush Ink

    , Robert Naujoks
  • 204 /

    Trombone Section, Pen-and-Ink

    , Robert Naujoks
  • Jazz Special Feature

  • 177 /

    Introduction: Jazz Writing

    , Robert Stewart
  • 178 /

    Two Poems

    , Denise Low
  • 180 /

    Two Poems

    , Kevin Rabas
  • 182 /

    Two Poems

    , Alfred Kisubi
  • 184 /

    Two Poems

    , Stanley E. Banks
  • 186 /

    Two Poems

    , Marina Jaffe
  • 189 /

    Mentor

    , David Basse
  • 196 /

    Three Poems

    , Dan Jaffe
  • 201 /

    Photos

    , Mbembe Milton Smith
  • 202 /

    Two Poems

    , Thomas McAfee
  • Reviews

  • 209 /

    "Gestures of Survival", on Lynn Levin's translation of poems by Odi Gonzales

    , Carolyne Wright
  • 212 /

    "Life off the Page," on the work of John le Carré

    , Peter Wolfe
  • 215 /

    "Jam Sessions," on the rousing new novel by R.M. Kinder

    , John Check
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Kansas City Literary Events

Terry Tempest Williams

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Kansas City, Mo.

News

Tracy K. Smith has been named the next U.S. Poet Laureate!

Hear poetry from her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Life on Mars, on the New Letters on the Air half-hour show or a short excerpt on KCUR before she was in Kansas City last year. Find out more about our new ambassador for poetry from NPR.

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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.