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


Polish born poet Adam Zagajewski reads from his collection Unseen Hand at Rockhurst University's Midwest Poets Series.


New Collection of “Linked, Rural-Noir” Stories Depict Endangered Humans in Endangered Environments.


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

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Kansas City Literary Events

Douglas Warren (aka Professor Nightlife Jones)

Kansas City, Mo.
Saturday, October 29, 2016

Melissa Buzzeo

Lawrence, Kan.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Nadia Hashimi

Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016


A Stand for Conger Beasley Jr.

The death of one of the most significant literary figures of the Kansas City region, Conger Beasley Jr., on Aug. 9, 2016, author of over 19 books of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, articles and art, has gone . . .

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.


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.