New Letters
On The Air

Katherine Hester


Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 19971103

Winner of the 1997 Bakeless Prize and a fellowship to the Breadloaf Writers Conference for her first collection of short stories, EGGS FOR YOUNG AMERICA, Hester talks about her distinctly southern voice and her fascination with the short story as a genre.

| Interview Year: 1997 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Bakelss Breadloaf |

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Kansas City Literary Events

Shayla Lawson & Jermaine Thompson

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Kansas City, Mo.


Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.


Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.