New Letters
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Dave Smtih

Poet Dave Smith grew up in Virginia's tidewater region along the coast, so it's no surprise that his many books of poetry and essays are abundant in inspiration from the outdoor life in that area. Smith, who has been described as a poet of place, discusses how writing poetry allowed him to recover long forgotten memories and how fabrication and imagination are sometimes more right than the facts. He reads from his 2011 poetry book ...

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Kansas City Literary Events

Read With Corbin Open Mic Night

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Liberty, Mo


New Letters Hosts Poet Laureate of Northern Ireland, Sinead Morrissey

Morrissey, author of 5 poetry collections and the recipient of the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry, will read from her work May 6, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. Details here. 


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.