New writing by Edward Hoagland, Philip Gerard, Dave Smith, Alice Friman, Albert Goldbarth, Brian Doyle and others.


Poet Tracy K. Smith reads from her 2012 Pulitzer Prize winning work, Life on Mars.


Now Available

Boulevard Women, by Lauren Cobb, winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction from BkMk Press. 


The New Letters Literary Awards are now accepting entries. View the guidelines here. 

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Kansas City Literary Events

Neon Gallery Reading

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, April 25, 2014

First Annual Poetry Fair

Lawrence, Kan.
Saturday, April 26, 2014

Kansas City Voices Reading

Kansas City, Mo.
Sunday, April 27, 2014


2014 BkMk Book Publishing Contest Judging Begins

Thank you to all who entered BkMk's 2014 book publishing contests.   Good luck to the judges, who have many fine manuscripts to consider.  Winners will be announced in August, 2014. Next year's deadline: January 15, 2015. 

Greetings from New Letters on the Air


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