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Rigoberto González

Inspired by Latino writers Octavio Paz and Gabriel García Marquez to write across genres, Rigoberto González discusses his work that includes poetry, young adult fiction, and nonfiction. A self-proclaimed gay Chicano, his book Butterfly Boy won the 2007 American Book Award, and his most recent poetry book, Unpeopled Ed...

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    Christina Anderson

    Christina Anderson is an up-and-coming playwright who grew up in Kansas City, Kansas. She talks about her unusual journey first to Brown University and then to Yale to study theatre. She discusses the importance of transformation in her plays, fro...

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    Angela Jackson

    In this public reading entitled "Love Letters to Generations," Angela Jackson, a Chicago poet and playwright who was a prominent member of the Organization of Black American Culture that grew out of the Civil Right Movement, shares some of her wor...

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Margaret Atwood

Monday, February 2, 2015
Lawrence, Kan.

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Jazz at Diastole, Tues., Nov. 11, 2014, 2:30--a benefit

Join us for Kansas City Jazz and to support New Letters on November 11th at Diastole, 2:30 p.m. See more details. 

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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.