By Subscription: new writing by Michelle Boisseau, Thomas E. Kennedy, and New Letters Literary Award winners Elizabeth Haukaas, Mindy Lewis and Cady Vishniac. 


Whitney Terrell talks about his time being embedded with the military in Iraq and how that became the basis of his third novel, The Good Lieutenant.


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

Kansas Poet Laureate Readings

Landon House, Independence, Kan.
Friday, July 1, 2016

Kevin Rabas

Landon House, Independence, Kan.
Saturday, July 2, 2016

Chinelo Okparanta

Landon House, Independence, Kan.
Sunday, July 3, 2016


BkMk Press Book Wins IPPY Award

Evan Morgan Williams won the gold medal for short fiction for his book Thorn.

New Letters Magazine Gathers Award-Winning Work

The new issue of New Letters magazine volume 82 no. 2, features multiple award winners, including poet Michelle Boisseau, and Thomas E. Kennedy with his essay “The Memory Clinic.” Click arrow below.


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.