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Carolyn Kizer: Past American Voice

We pay tribute to the late Carolyn Kizer, the influential poet who died in October 2014. An unmistakable feminist whose writing was political, satirical, and insightful, Kizer published nearly a dozen collections of poetry including the Pulitzer Prize winning collection, Yin, an...

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    Alice Friman

    Alice Friman, the 2012 Georgia Author of the Year, discusses her life in poetics. She reads from her darkly humorous 2014 collection The View from Saturn, as...

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    Lisa See

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Kansas City Literary Events

Joseph Kanon

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Kansas City, Mo.


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. 


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.