By Subcription: Writing by Major Jackson, Janet Burroway, Yusef Komunyakaa, Kim Addonizio and other writers and artists. 


In front of an audience at the Kansas City Public Library, U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera reads from his 2015 book, Notes on the Assemblage.


The anthology explores how the Middle East has captured the imaginations of a significant group of Native American poets.


Winners, finalists, and judges for the 2016 New Letters Literary Awards: Click arrow below for details.  

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Kansas City Literary Events

Joy Castro

Columbia, Mo.
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Kristen Radtke

Wichita, Kan.
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Karen Barron and Lesely Wheeler

Lawrence, Kan.
Thursday, April 27, 2017


Kevin Rabas (left) named Kansas Poet Laureate . . .

Robert Stewart’s book of poems Plumbers reissued in 2017 revised paperback.

Reissued from BkMk Press: Plumbers by Robert Stewart.


World Is One Place Collection

This collection includes the book The World Is One Place: Native American Poets Visit the Middle East, New Letters (Vol. 82, No. 1) and a CD with two New Letters on the Air programs featuring Native American poets.