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Arizona Poet Laureate Alberto Rios discusses his experiences living between languages and cultures in his memoir Capirotada and reads poems from his book The Dangerous Shirt.


Stone Skimmers by Jennifer Wisner Kelly

Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction


New Letters Literary Award finalists announced!

See the list of finalists' manuscripts here.

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Kansas City Literary Events

Bryn Greenwood

Wichita, Kan.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Micahel Arceneaux

Kansas City, Mo
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Kevin Rabas

Lawrence, Kan.
Friday, August 30, 2019


Kansas City Public Library Announces Kids and Teens eReading Rooms

The KCPL has digitized the concept of physical reading rooms by creating individual, specialized eReading Rooms of ebooks and audiobooks for children and teenagers.

UMKC's New Letters Ranks Among the Top Literary Journals in the United States

New Letters continues its standing as among the most highly regarded journals for discovering, publishing, and promoting the best new fiction, poetry, and essays. 


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