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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 work, including a reading from her first novel that was 40 years in the making, Where I Must Go, winner of the 2008 American Book Award. Jackson also ...

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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 ...

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    Valzhyna Mort

    In part two of this interview with Belarusian poet Valzhyna Mort, she reads from her 2011 book,...

Kansas City Literary Events

Nikki Giovanni

Monday, January 26, 2015
Kansas City, Mo

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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.