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


Junot Díaz discusses the importance of fallow periods for his writing and reads from his 2012 short story collection, This is How You Lose Her.


Available Now
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

Amy Wilentz

Lawrence, Kan.
Monday, November 3, 2014

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

Lawrence, Kan.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Jayne Anne Phillips

Kansas City, Mo
Thursday, November 6, 2014


Midwest Poets Series Presents Alice Friman

Reading, Thurs., Oct. 30, 2014, 7 p.m., Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Mo. Award-winning poet and New Letters' contributor, Alice Friman will read her work at a Midwest Poets Series event. Visit our literary calendar for more details

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. 


Celebrate Baseball: A New Letters Special Issue

This isssue includes an interview with Buck O'Neil and writing by Ted Kooser and Dan Quisenberry + others.