Search Results: 2011


Balakian, Peter (September 2, 2011)

Peter Balakian - Peter Balakian, a poet of Armenian descent, discusses his 2010 work, Ziggurat, with

Barnstone, Tony (January 4, 2013)

Tony Barnstone - Tony Barnstone, son of poet, translator, and scholar Willis Barnstone and visual ar

Bly, Robert (November 30, 2012)

l commentator, reads from his 2011 poetry collection, Talking into the Ear of a Donkey, which won


Heidi Durrow - Heidi Durrow, talks about growing up in a bi-racial household like the heroine in her

Gordon, Jaimy (May 25, 2012)

Jaimy Gordon - Fiction writer Jaimy Gordon worked on her novel, Lord of Misrule, set on a West Virg

Hayes, Terrance (February 10, 2012)

d 2017 as well as a 2011 show which also feature his wife, the poet Yona Harvey, are&

Hodgen, Christie (May 20, 2011)

Christie Hodgen - In this interview before an audience at the Kansas City Public Library, Christie H

Limon, Ada (August 3, 2012)

Ada Limon - Poet Ada Limon’s world changed when she won two book prizes in 2005: the Autumn Ho

Miller, Wayne (August 24, 2012)

rogram. Miller reads from his 2011 collection, The City, Our City, and talks about how history and

Nagai, Mariko (June 8, 2012)

Mariko Nagai - Japanese poet and fiction writer Mariko Nagai has lived all over the globe, from Brus

Phillips, Arthur (June 3, 2016)

w was recorded as part of the 2011 Writers at Work series at the Kansas City Public Library, which i


Book Critics Circle Award in 2011.

Sapphire (August 17, 2012)

ind Angels: Poems. Sapphire's 2011 novel, The Kid, follows the son of Clarice “Precious&rdqu

Schnackenberg, Gjertrud (March 18, 2011)

Gjertrud Schnackenberg - Gjertrud Schnackenberg is the author of six poetry collections, including t


Evie Shockley - Poet, and scholar, Evie Shockley, reads from her poetry collections, A HALF_RED SEA

State Poets Laureate

State Poets Laureate - State Poets Laureate featured from this reading include South Carolina's Wen

The Symphony Poets (February 5, 2016)

ile part of Park University's 2011 Ethnic Voices Poetry Series, they discuss writing about the Afric

Trowbridge, William (April 27, 2012)

ived of it as a child. In his 2011 collection, Ship of Fool, Trowbridge takes on the Fool archetype


Isabel Wilkerson - Isabel Wilkerson, author of THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS; THE EPIC STORY OF AMERICA'S

Harvey, Yona and Hayes, Terrance (April 12, 2013)

al and straight forward, this 2011 conversation shares insight about the creative process and the tw

Clewell, David (November 29, 2013)

reads from his two books, the 2011 collection, Taken Somehow By Surprise, and his 2003, The Low End

Agosín, Marjorie (September 25, 2015)

Marjorie Agosín - The author of the 2015 International Latino Book Award-winning young adult novel,

Barnstone, Willis and Aliki (July 15, 2016)

Willis and Aliki Barnstone - Father/daughter poets Willis Barnstone and Aliki Barnstone, regular con

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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.