New Letters magazine

Volume 83 No. 4 (Summer 2017)

  • Editor's Note

  • 7 /

    Structure, an editor's note

    , Robert Stewart
  • Essays & Articles

  • 11 /

    Hemingway's Kansas City Return

    , Steve Paul
  • 20 /

    Let's Stop Misquoting Shakespeare

    , Robert F. Willson Jr.
  • 53 /

    Offstage: Scenes You Will Not See, People You Will Never Meet

    , Rosellen Brown
  • 99 /

    Strada Della Morte

    , Primo Ventell
  • Fiction

  • 25 /

    Interloper from Hanoi

    , Sharon Goldberg
  • 73 /

    A Sort of Woman

    , Michael Pritchett
  • Poetry

  • 39 /

    Four Poems

    , Nancy Keating
  • 43 /

    Bison

    , Noel Conneely
  • 44 /

    Friday Night at the Blue Beacon Truck Wash

    , T.J. Morgan
  • 46 /

    "Firebird" (A Love Note to Language)

    , Max McBride
  • 48 /

    Three Poems

    , John Balaban
  • 88 /

    Two Poems

    , Kelly Cherry
  • 92 /

    On Race

    , Alexander Long
  • 94 /

    After Rain, Whidbey Island, Washington, Photograph

    , Cynthia Beard
  • 95 /

    Holding On

    , Maryfrances Wagner
  • 96 /

    Dreamcatcher

    , Jessica Hudgins
  • 97 /

    Call Back

    , Susan Kress
  • 107 /

    A Warbling Vireo

    , Gary Young
  • 108 /

    Molocules

    , Kate Daniels
  • Artwork

  • 24 /

    Here, Now, Rome, Italy, Photographs

    , Cynthia Beard
  • 52 /

    The Modern World, Florence, Italy, Photograph

    , Cynthia Beard
  • 65 /

    Plastic Planet Baby Raccoon, 2016, Recycled Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, Glass Eyes

    , Calder Kamin
  • 66 /

    Plastic Planet Fox Squirrel, 2016, Recycled Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, Glass Eyes, Wood Base

    , Calder Kamin
  • 67 /

    Plastic Planet Opossum, 2016, Recycled Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, Glass Eyes, Wood Block

    , Calder Kamin
  • 68 /

    Plastic Planet Fawn, 2017, Recycled Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, Glass Eyes

    , Calder Kamin
  • 69 /

    Plastic Planet Fox, 2016, (detail) Recycled Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, Glass Eyes, Wood Base

    , Calder Kamin
  • 70 /

    Plastic Planet Lynx, 2016, Recycled Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, Glass Eyes, Wood Base

    , Calder Kamin
  • 71 /

    Plastic Planet Skunk Family, 2016, Recycled Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, Glass Eyes, Wood Base

    , Calder Kamin
  • 72 /

    At Home, Atchison, Kansas, Photograph

    , Cynthia Beard
  • 87 /

    Off Main Street, Atchison, Kansas, Photograph

    , Cynthia Beard
  • 98 /

    Giants, Phoenix, Arizona, Photograph

    , Cynthia Beard
  • Notes on Writers & Artists In This Issue

  • 126 /

    Notes on Writers & Artists In This Issue

    ,
  • Reviews

  • 109 /

    "Out of Tennessee," on WIlliam Page's prize-winning poems

    , Colette Inez
  • 112 /

    "Who Is Mr. Trowbridge?" and why is his appeal so deep?

    , Robert Stewart
  • 117 /

    "Uneasy Pleasure," on the Chilean Writer Lina Meruane

    , Wallis Wilde-Menozzi
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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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