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Michael Nava

An attorney for the California Supreme Court by day, Michael Nava is the author of seven novels in the Henry Rios mystery series, six of which won the Lambda Literary Awards for Gay Men's Mystery books. His 2014 novel, The City of Palaces, breaks from these as it examines an important transitional period of Mexican history (1897-1913) that fueled a large migration to the U.S. Winner of a 2015 International...

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    Rigoberto González

    In 2015, Rigoberto González received The Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Publishing Triangle. This public reading at the University of Missouri-Kansas City gives insight into his life as he reads vignettes and poems f...

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    Marjorie Agosín

    The author of the 2015 International Latino Book Award-winning young adult novel, I Lived on Butterfly Hill, Marjorie ...

Kansas City Literary Events

Siobhán Scarry & Meagen Youngdahl

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Lawrence, Kan.


Jane Hoogestraat, BkMk poet and Ciardi Prize winner, remembered by a past student

Memorial Service: Christ Episcopal Church, 601 E. Walnut St., Springfield, MO, funeral service at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.  


Celebrate Baseball: A New Letters Special Issue

This isssue includes an interview with Buck O'Neil and writing by Ted Kooser and Dan Quisenberry + others.