Search Results: 2013


Zagajewski, Adam (October 21, 2016)

Adam Zagajewski - Adam Zagajewski, the 2016 recipient of the Griffin Lifetime Achievement Prize for

Ford, Richard (November 22, 2013)

Richard Ford - Listed as a 2012 Best Book of the Year in various newspapers and magazines, Canada de

A Call to Words: Veterans & Why They Write (November 7, 2014)

A Call to Words: Veterans & Why They Write - Vietnam veterans and poets, Bill Bauer and H.C. Palmer

Authors Readers Theatre (August 29, 2014)

Authors Readers Theatre - Richard Peck (A Year Down Yonder), Brian Selznick (The Invention of Hugo C

Bargen, Walter (January 24, 2014)

recent poetry included in his 2013 book, Trouble Behind Glass Doors. He also reads from his ear

Anderson, Christina (January 30, 2015)

Christina Anderson - Christina Anderson is an up-and-coming playwright who grew up in Kansas City, K

Pat Conroy Live (November 14, 2013)

Pat Conroy Live - In this live interview at Unity Temple on the Plaza in Kansas City, renowned autho

Doty, Mark (December 27, 2013)

National Book Awards, and his 2013 book-length poem and meditative bestiary called A Swarm, A Flock

Danticat, Edwidge (January 31, 2014)

women called Girl Rising, her 2013 novel Claire of the Sea Light, and editing the 2014 short story c

Day, Robert (February 21, 2014)

Robert Day - Kansas native Robert Day has penned several books of fiction and nonfiction, including

Ryan, Hank Phillippi (March 7, 2014)

Hank Phillippi Ryan - Acclaimed crime fiction writer and Emmy-winning investigative reporter, Hank P

Troncoso, Sergio (May 2, 2014)

of Dust, and talks about his 2013 anthology of essays, Our Lost Border: Essays on Life Amid th

Bar-Nadav, Hadara (June 6, 2014)

from New Issues Press. In her 2013 collection, Lullaby (with Exit Sign), winner of the Sat

Keneally, Thomas (July 11, 2014)

Thomas Keneally - The acclaimed author of twenty-nine books, including the well-known Schindler

Espada, Martín (September 19, 2014)

rst half of Park University's 2013 Ethnic Voices Poetry Series presentation at the Kansas City Publi

Woodrell, Daniel (October 31, 2014)

e Center for Fiction, and his 2013 release, The Maid’s Version, about a mysterious a

Baxter, Charles (November 14, 2014)

ories and novels. As the fall 2013 Cockefair Chair Writer-in-Residence at the University of Missouri

Understanding Others: Transformative Writers (November 28, 2014)

ures excerpts from six of our 2013 programs, highlighting the courage and strength of writers who us

Strayed, Cheryl (December 5, 2014)

Cheryl Strayed - At just twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed made the impulsive decision to trek the 1100 mil

Rodriguez, Linda (November 13, 2015)

ards. She also reads from the 2013 sequel, Every Broken Trust, a Las Comadres National Latino Book C

Rosal, Patrick (May 22, 2015)

Patrick Rosal - Growing up in New Jersey as a first generation Filipino-American, Patrick Rosal

Barter, Christian (May 29, 2015)

Christian Barter - Working as a trail supervisor for Maine's Acadia National Park, Christian Barter

Espada, Martín (September 14, 2018)

ntation for Park University's 2013 Ethnic Voices Poetry Series, which features the rest of Mart&iacu

Díaz, Junot (September 18, 2015)

Junot Díaz - With nearly a decade between his first collection, Drown and his follow-up n

Young, Dean (January 8, 2016)

on his work while he was the 2013 Cockefair Chair Writer-in-Residence at the University of Missouri

Stalling, Jonathan (May 13, 2016)

Jonathan Stalling - Born in Arkansas to artistic "back to the land" parents who were interested in Z

Sáenz, Benjamin Alire (September 23, 2016)

Faulkner Award for Fiction in 2013, making Sáenz the first Latino writer ever to win the awar

Kansas City Literary Events

Shayla Lawson & Jermaine Thompson

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Kansas City, Mo.


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.