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Martín Espada

In the first half of Park University’s 2013 Ethnic Voices Poetry Series presentation at the Kansas City Public Library, Martín Espada begins by taking us to Puerto Rico with a poem from his 2003 book, Alabanza: New and Selected Poems and then shares works from his 2012 International Latino Book Award-winning collection...

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    Martín Espada

    In the second part of this public presentation for Park University’s 2013 Ethnic Voices Poetry Series at the Kansas City Public Library, Martín Espada, a former tenant lawyer, talks about how he was able to transfer his advocacy from ...

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    Patrick Rosal

    Growing up in New Jersey as a first generation Filipino-American, Patrick Rosal was accustomed to an eclectic mix of music, language, and his family's unspoken history, including his fathe...

Kansas City Literary Events

Chekhov from Stage to Page for UMKC Founders Week

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Kansas City, Mo.

Catherine Browder, fiction writer, playwright and UMKC alumna, will discuss her new book, Now We Can All Go Home: Three Novellas in Homage to Chekhov (BkMk Press, 2014) with New Letters on the Air host, Angela Elam. Her readings within the interview will be juxtaposed with vignettes of Chekhov’s plays performed by UMKC theater students in the White Recital Hall of UMKC’s Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Mo.

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An Exhibition of Art From New Letters

Artist Carol Zastoupil, featured artist in the winter 2014 edition of New Letters, will present a solo exhibition at Steeple of Light Art Gallery. Detials here. 

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Richard Ford CD Collection

Special Pricing: This two cd collection features four interviews with famed novelist Richard Ford that span his career back to 1987. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced and are available through our archives.