Volume 81 no. 1 features work by Aliki Barnstone, Debra Marquart, Charles Harper Webb, Thomas E. Kennedy, and Robert Day. 

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As part of Women's History Month, we pay tribute to the late Carolyn Kizer, the influential poet and feminist who passed away in October 2014.

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New from BkMk:  Border States: spell binding power of the American Midwestern landscape, tapping into its emotional well, not just the physical beauty and expanse--Luis J. Rodriguez

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New Letters Weekend Writing Conference 2015 Keynote Speaker: Katherine Karlin. For more information about the conference, click here.

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Kansas City Literary Events

Memorial for James McKinley

Kansas City, Mo., 3607 Pennsylvania Ave.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Alan Michael Parker & Aaron Burch

Warrensburg, Mo.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Sara Gruen

Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

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IN MEMORIAM James McKinley

In Memoriam: A Celebreation of former New Letters and BkMK Press Editor-in-Chief James McKinley, 3 p.m., Saturday, April 4, 2015, at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania, KCMO. 

Jazz at Diastole, Tues., Nov. 11, 2014, 2:30--a benefit

Join us for Kansas City Jazz and to support New Letters on November 11th at Diastole, 2:30 p.m. See more details. 

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Nikki Giovanni CD Collection

Special Pricing: This two CD collection features programs from 198819941998, and 2015 with poet Nikki Giovanni. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced and are available through our archives.