Search Results: 2006


Alexander, Elizabeth (February 27, 2009)

Elizabeth Alexander - The woman chosen to write a poem for the Inauguration of President Obama, Eliz

Brock, Van K. (June 7, 2006)

Van K. Brock - In this public reading at Kansas City’s Writers Place, poet Van K. Brock shares

Chang, Lan Samantha (March 16, 2007)

she took the helm in January 2006, is also the youngest to hold that position. Chang discusses her

Curtis, Christopher (November 23, 2007)

Christopher Paul Curtis - This Newberry Award-winning author's youth was spent in Flint, Michigan, a

de Kok, Ingrid (August 3, 2007)

Ingrid de Kok - International Voices Accomplished South African poet Ingrid de Kok shares her work f

Dybek, Stuart (November 9, 2007)

Stuart Dybek - Short story writer Stuart Dybek grew up in a Polish-American neighborhood on the sout


n - Sara Gruen, author of the 2006 best seller WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, discusses the challenges of a ne

Holden, Jonathan (June 1, 2007)

Jonathan Holden - The first poet laureate of Kansas, Jonathan Holden originally hails from New Jerse

Jones, Edward P. (September 7, 2007)

book Lost in the City and his 2006 short story collection, All Aunt Hagar's Children.

Kasischke, Laura (May 31, 2006)

Laura Kasischke - This young writer’s poetry and fiction "scratches the surface of daily life,

Keillor, Garrison (May 18, 2007)

Garrison Keillor - The popular host of public radio's A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer's Alma

Lombardo, Billy (June 22, 2007)

Billy Lombardo - Billy Lombardo’s award-winning collection, The Logic of a Rose: Chicago Stori

Mann, Randall (November 17, 2006)

Randall Mann - Randall Mann is the winner of the Kenyon Review Poetry Prize for his first collection

McHugh, Heather (July 11, 2008)

Heather McHugh - Known for her poetry that is linguistically brash, playful and dazzling, this Natio

Muldoon, Paul (November 3, 2006)

Moy Sand and Gravel, and his 2006 collection Horse Latitudes.

Nye, Naomi Shihab (April 13, 2007)

ld. In this talk given at the 2006 DNA Children's Literature Festival in Kansas City, Nye discusses

Steve Tomasula & Lance Olsen (January 12, 2007)

Steve Tomasula and Lance Olsen - Two experimental fiction writers, Steve Tomasula and Lance Olsen, d

Waters, Michael (December 1, 2006)

Michael Waters - In this public reading at the Writers Place in Kansas City, Michael Waters shares w

Snicket, Lemony & DiCamillo, Kate (November 30, 2007)

oks before an audience at the 2006 DNA Children's Literature Festival in Kansas City. 

Lowry, Lois (August 15, 2014)

how it's been banned in this 2006 interview and reads from the most controversial passage. She also

Chanukah Tales (December 15, 2017)

Chanukah Tales - Poet Marilyn Kallet reads from her book, One for Each Night: Chanukah Tales and Rec

In the Beginning (January 1, 2016)

In the Beginning - New Letters on the Air explores the spark that ignites writers' imaginations. Pul

Kansas City Literary Events

Arts in Prison with Arlin Buyert

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Overland Park, Kan.


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.