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


A longtime resident of Kansas and professor at Washburn University, Thomas Fox Averill discusses his 2014 novel, A Carol Dickens Christmas.


New from BkMk:  Border States: spell binding power of the American Midwestern landscape, tapping into its emotional well, not just the physical beauty and expanse--Luis J. Rodriguez


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

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Kansas City Literary Events

Richard Newman & Robert Stewart

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, January 9, 2015

Chuck Sweetman, Julia Landrum, Jamie Heller, & Al Ortolani

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, January 16, 2015

1-70 ReviewReading

Overland Park, Kan.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015


Jazz at Diastole, Tues., Nov. 11, 2014, 2:30--a benefit

Join us for Kansas City Jazz and to support New Letters on November 11th at Diastole, 2:30 p.m. See more details. 

Midwest Poets Series Presents Alice Friman

Reading, Thurs., Oct. 30, 2014, 7 p.m., Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Mo. Award-winning poet and New Letters' contributor, Alice Friman will read her work at a Midwest Poets Series event. Visit our literary calendar for more details


New Letters Magazine Featuring Mark Strand

This issue of New Letters magazine (Volume 72 No. 2) contains poems and artwork by the late Mark Strand.