By Subcription: Writing by Albert Goldbarth, J. Malcolm Garcia, Deborah Bogen, Jendi Reiter, Mark Osteen and other writers and artists. 

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In this presentation at the Kansas City Public Library, Antonya Nelson talks about her recent novel, Bound, and her short story collection, Funny Once.

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The anthology explores how the Middle East has captured the imaginations of a significant group of Native American poets.

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Winners, finalists, and judges for the 2016 New Letters Literary Awards: Click arrow below for details.  

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Kansas City Literary Events

Terry Tempest Williams

Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Bill Moran & John Burroughs

Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Mish, Baltazar & Smith

Lawrence, Kan.
Thursday, July 27, 2017

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Tracy K. Smith has been named the next U.S. Poet Laureate!

Hear poetry from her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Life on Mars, on the New Letters on the Air half-hour show or a short excerpt on KCUR before she was in Kansas City last year. Find out more about our new ambassador for poetry from NPR.

Kevin Rabas (left) named Kansas Poet Laureate . . .

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Dave Smith Collection

Special Pricing: This collection includes New Letters (Vol. 80, No. 1), two CDs with New Letters on the Air programs from 19811988, and part one and two of a 2014 interview, all featuring the work of Dave Smith. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced in our audio archives.