Volume 80 nos. 3 & 4 includes work by Ted Kooser, Sheila Kohler, Major Jackson, Gerald Stern and Danusha Laméris, among others.


Filipino-American poet Patrick Rosal reads from his collections My American Kundiman and     Boneshepherds for Park University's Ethnic Voices Poetry Series.


Available Soon
from BkMk Press:

We Can All
Go Home

Three Novellas in Homage to Chekhov by
Catherine Browder. 


We're excited to announce the winners of the 2014 New Letters Literary Awards.

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Kansas City Literary Events

Ellen Bryant Voigt

Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

John Gallaher & Bruce Whiteman

Warrensburg, Mo.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Dennis Etzel & Rachel Cross

Lawrence, Kan.
Thursday, September 25, 2014


Dave Smith: Midwest Poets Series Event

Wednesday, Sept. 17th: Midwest Poets Series presents the writer, critic, editor, and poet Dave Smith, at Rockhurst University,

Paean for Bill Hickok (1931-2014)

I commemorate, here, a great man and a great friend, Bill Hickok, who died in Los Angeles on Monday, July 21, 2014. 


New American Essays

with writing by Janet Burroway, Charles Simic, Judith Ortiz Cofer, William H. Gass, and many others.