Search Results: 2004


Balaban, John (April 14, 2004)

John Balaban - John Balaban reads from Spring Essence, his translations of the 18th century Vietname

Boyle, T.C. (November 24, 2004)

T.C. Boyle - T. Coraghesan Boyle, an acclaimed writer of both novels and short stories, is know

Daum, Meghan (March 1, 2006)

Meghan Daum - Social satirist and X Generation writer Meghan Daum talks about her critically ac

Desaulniers, Janet (July 13, 2005)

on from University of Iowa in 2004.  She teaches in the MFA Writing program at the School of th

Dove, Rita (February 23, 2005)

Rita Dove - In 1993, Rita Dove was the youngest-ever person to be chosen as U.S. Poet Laureate, and

Dove, Rita (May 11, 2007)

Rita Dove - A former U.S. Poet Laureate and the current Poet Laureate of Virginia, Rita Dove shares

Espada, Martín (September 21, 2005)

002), named a notable book of 2004 by the American Library Association.  The winner of the 2004

Foster, Linda Nemec (April 27, 2005)

Linda Nemec Foster - The first Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Linda Nemec Foster talks abo

Gioia, Dana (May 18, 2005)

Dana Gioia - In his new book, Disappearing Ink: Poetry at the End of Print Culture, poet and critic

Gordon, Mary (March 16, 2005)

Mary Gordon - An acclaimed novelist since the publication of her first book, Final Payments in 1978,

Harrison, Jim (October 19, 2005)

Jim Harrison - In this stand-alone second half of an earlier interview, Jim Harrison, author of Lege

Harrison, Jim (July 20, 2005)

Jim Harrison - Poet and novelist Jim Harrison discusses his latest novel True North.  Perhaps b

Hayes, Terrance (July 6, 2005)

Terrance Hayes - Terrance Hayes, a young poet from South Carolina who currently teaches at Carnegie

Hosseini, Khaled (June 15, 2005)

Khaled Hosseini - Medical physician and writer Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner, talks abo

Knoepfle, John (June 8, 2005)

John Knoepfle - A prolific and plainspoken voice of Midwestern American poetry, John Knoepfle explor

Mosley, Walter (February 2, 2005)

Walter Mosley - Novelist Walter Mosley—former president Bill Clinton’s favorite author&m

Nafisi, Azar (September 1, 2004)

Azar Nafisi - Azar Nafisi, Iranian author of Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, talks abou

Naslund, Sena Jeter (February 1, 2006)

Sena Jeter Naslund - Novelist Sena Jeter Naslund, author of the acclaimed Ahab’s Wife, discuss

Operation Homecoming (November 9, 2005)

Operation Homecoming - Operation Homecoming is a collaboration between the National Endowment for th

Orlean, Susan (May 25, 2005)

Susan Orlean - New Yorker feature writer Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief and My Kind Of Pla

Parks, Suzan-Lori (November 16, 2005)

Suzan-Lori Parks - In the first half of this two-part interview, the first African-American woman to

Parks, Suzan-Lori (August 1, 2008)

Movies Series we revisit this 2004 interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks

Pettet, Simon (August 3, 2005)

Simon Pettet - British-born poet Simon Pettet moved to New York City in the 1970s and became a devot

Smiley, Jane (July 27, 2005)

Jane Smiley - Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley, author of A Thousand Acres, talks about her cr

Strand, Mark (April 26, 2006)

Mark Strand - With wit and style, former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Strand ta

Troy, Mary (November 17, 2004)

Mary Troy - Author Mary Troy was born in Florissant, Missouri and later lived in south St. Louis&mda

Parks, Suzan-Lori (March 2, 2005)

Suzan-Lori Parks - In this second half of an interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, novel

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

part of a previously unaired 2004 recording, we look back at the life of Amiri Baraka, who died on

Mark Strand: Past American Voice (December 19, 2014)

, 2014 at the age of 80. This 2004 recording features the former U.S. Poet Laureate and MacArthur "g

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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.