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25th Anniversary of NEW LETTERS magazine - Former NEW LETTERS editors David Ray and James McKinley

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David Ray - Former NEW LETTERS editors David Ray and James McKinley discuss the importance of small

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James McKinley - Former NEW LETTERS editors David Ray and James McKinley discuss the importance of s

Amis (May 27, 1996)

Martin Amis - Amis reads from his 1995 novel, THE INFORMATION, which brought him notoriety in the pr

Baraka, Amiri (February 14, 2001)

Amiri Baraka - Prominent poet and playwright, Amiri Baraka (formerly known as LeRoi Jones) has been

Beasley Jr., Conger (July 15, 1996)

Conger Beasley Jr. - Winner of the Western Writers' Award, Conger Beasley Jr. reads from his book,&n

Boisseau, Michelle (November 11, 1996)

Michelle Boisseau - Michelle Boisseau is a poet whose intricate work deals with language and its con

Bradley & Witherup (July 31, 1996)

John Bradley - Poets and editors John Bradley and William Winthrop discuss the book ATOMIC GHOST: P

Bradley & Witherup A (July 31, 1996)

William Witherup - Poets and editors John Bradley and William Witherup discuss the book ATOMIC GHOST

Bright (March 25, 1996)

Susan Bright - Bright reads from one of her 14 collections of poetry, HOUSE OF THE MOTHER and talks

Brown R I (June 3, 1996)

Rosellen Brown - Rosellen Brown talks about CORA FRYE'S PILLOWBOOK, which combines two books of poet

Brown R II (August 12, 1996)

Rosellen Brown - Brown talks candidly about her best-selling book BEFORE AND AFTER, and the disappoi

Buckley (June 10, 1996)

Christopher Buckley - Poet and essayist Christopher Buckley talks about growing up in Southern Calif

Castillo (October 21, 1996)

Ana Castillo - Castillo is one of the leading figures in the Chicana literary movement. Here she ta

Dunn III (December 30, 1996)

Stephen Dunn - Dunn talks about his movement from basketball to poetry and how a "lie\" he told on N

Eshleman II (June 24, 1996)

Clayton Eshleman - Poet, translator, and literary editor, Clayton Eshleman, whose works take us from

Eshleman III (September 16, 1996)

Clayton Eshleman - Eshleman talks about the early influences in his artistic career and his work as

Ford, Richard (August 19, 1996)

Richard Ford - One of America's most critically acclaimed writers, Richard Ford has written the firs

Grimm (June 17, 1996)

Mary Grimm - Novelist and short story writer Mary Grimm's work is often published in THE NEW YORKER.

Hacker II (July 8, 1996)

Marilyn Hacker - Hacker, winner of the 1995 Poets Prize, talks about her poetry and her second love,

Jarman, Mark (July 20, 1998)

Mark Jarman - Co-editor of the controversial poetry anthology Rebel Angels, Mark Jarman talks a

Kennedy W II (October 14, 1996)

William Kennedy - Kennedy reads from THE FLAMING CORSAGE, another novel in his Albany cycle, which s

Marshall (April 15, 1996)

Paule Marshall - Marshall's 1959 novel, BROWN GIRL, BROWNSTONES, was ahead of its time in terms of r

Masters II (November 18, 1996)

Hilary Masters - Masters talks about his craft and how he uses his life as a springboard for his wri

Mayle (August 5, 1996)

Peter Mayle - Englishman Peter Mayle is known for his books about the south of France, including A Y

Mora I (January 13, 1997)

Pat Mora - A Latina poet, essayist, and native of El Paso, Mora talks about the region she loves, th

Mora II (May 5, 1997)

Pat Mora - In the second part of this interview, Mora talks about the importance of writing for cult

O'Keefe (May 6, 1996)

Claudia O'Keefe - In this program, O'Keefe talks about editing the anthology MOTHERS: FAMOUS WRITERS

Power (May 6, 1996)

Susan Power - Power reads her story "Touring Home,\" which is anthologized in the book MOTHERS: FAMO

Swenson II (March 16, 1998)

Karen Swenson - Swenson reads from her collection of poetry THE LANDLADY IN BANGKOK, which reflects

Conger Beasley: Past American Voice (August 18, 2017)

rchive interviews in 1990 and 1996, as well as some never-before aired segments, as he reads from hi

Young G (July 22, 1996)

Gary Young - The author of several collections of poetry, as well as a series of artists' books, You

Amiri Baraka: Past American Voice (January 17, 2014)

hive interviews from 1988 and 1996 along with part of a previously unaired 2004 recording, we look b

Baraka, Amiri (July 16, 2003)

et Laureates, we revisit this 1996 interview with prominent poet and playwright, Amiri Baraka. Forme

Politics and Literature (October 28, 1996)

Politics and Literature - We'll take a peek at 20th Century politicians portrayed in writing--not o

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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.


Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.