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


Martín Espada reads from his collections, The Trouble Ball and Alabanza: New and Selected Poems.


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

David McCullough

Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Tony Trigilio

Lawrence, Kan.
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Ayad Akhtar

Kansas City, Mo.
Monday, October 6, 2014


An Exhibition of Art From New Letters

Artist Carol Zastoupil, featured artist in the winter 2014 edition of New Letters, will present a solo exhibition at Steeple of Light Art Gallery. Detials here. 

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.