By Subscription: Writing by Stephen Dunn, Hilma Wolitzer, an interview with Robin Robertson & a special feature on Cuban and Cuban-American writers and artists. 


Father/daughter poets Willis Barnstone and Missouri Poet Laureate Aliki Barnstone (shown) talk about how they influence each other's work.


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

Delia Ephron

Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Fringe Festival: Music + Poetry + Dance Event

Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Michelle Boisseau & Mark Collins

Lawrence, Kan.
Thursday, July 28, 2016


Summer Subscription Special

Want to read more of the writers recently heard on New Letters on the Air? For a limited time, new subscribers to New Letters magazine can also receive one free back issue featuring works by Dunya Mikhail, Aliki or Willis Barnstone or Tom Kennedy. Click here to learn how to receive our Summer Subscription Special.

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.


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.