New writing by Linda Pastan, Eric Pankey, Carolyne Wright, Gary Gildner, and others. 

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James Tolan and Olivia Stiffler discuss their unique mentorship and read from thier poetry collections.

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

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New book of essays first appearing in New Letters, by Editor Robert Stewart.  

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Kansas City Literary Events

Piper Abernathy & Bill Peck

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, August 8, 2014

Catherine Anderson, Stephen Roth, & Alarie Tennille

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, August 15, 2014

Patricia Miller & William Trowbridge

Overland Park, Kan.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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Paean for Bill Hickok (1931-2014)

I commemorate, here, a great man and a great friend, Bill Hickok, who died in Los Angeles on Monday, July 21, 2014. 

Christian Barter on New Letters on the Air

Hear Christian Barterinterviewed by Angela Elam on New Letters on the Air at http://www.newletters.org/on-the-air/christian-barter

 

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New American Essays

with writing by Janet Burroway, Charles Simic, Judith Ortiz Cofer, William H. Gass, and many others.