By Subscription: new writing by Michelle Boisseau, Thomas E. Kennedy, and New Letters Literary Award winners Elizabeth Haukaas, Mindy Lewis and Cady Vishniac. 


Whitney Terrell talks about his time being embedded with the military in Iraq and how that became the basis of his third novel, The Good Lieutenant.


Heirlooms is a fascinating collection of stories about an extended family of Jews before, during and long after the holocaust, in France, in Israel, in the United States.


Winners, finalists, and judges for the 2015 New Letters Literary Awards: Click arrow below for details.  

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Kansas City Literary Events

Kevin Rabas

Landon House, Independence, Kan.
Saturday, July 2, 2016

Chinelo Okparanta

Landon House, Independence, Kan.
Sunday, July 3, 2016

David Lee

Independence, Kan.
Sunday, July 3, 2016


New Letters Writers Featured on Public TV

An episode coming to KCPT features military vet and New Letters poet H.C. Palmer and other vet writers.  The video focuses on a May 2016 writing workshop for military vets, “Telling Your Story."  Preview video here.

BkMk Press Book Wins IPPY Award

Evan Morgan Williams won the gold medal for short fiction for his book Thorn.


C.D. Wright Collection

This collection features a CD containing both the 1999 and the 2009 interviews with acclaimed poet C.D. Wright. For a limited time, these programs are also available for free streaming through our archives.