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2009 Review (December 25, 2009)

2009 Review - In this special anthology of excerpts from previous programs, we look back at 2009 th

Amichai, Yehuda (September 12, 2001)

Yehuda Amichai - In honor of the Jewish holidays, a public poetry reading by Israel’s most imp

Gordon, Mary (March 16, 2005)

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

Orlean, Susan (May 25, 2005)

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

Ray, David (November 5, 2003)

David Ray - Poet, essayist, fiction writer, and former editor of New Letters and New

Reed, Ishmael (February 20, 2002)

Ishmael Reed - The author of numerous books of poetry, plays, essays and fiction, Ishmael Reed conti

Vowell, Sarah (June 28, 2006)

Sarah Vowell - Creative nonfiction writer Sarah Vowell talks about her 2005 “travelogue of doo

Pitts, Leonard (June 14, 2013)

Leonard Pitts, Jr. - For Father’s Day, we revisit 2004 Pulitzer Prize winner, Leonard Pitts Jr

Clarion Collection (January 3, 2014)

Clarion Collection - We celebrate our 2013 Clarion Award for Best Radio Talk/Interview Program from

Day, Robert (February 21, 2014)

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

Enright, Anne (March 14, 2014)

Anne Enright - Winner of the first ever Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction in 2012, Iri

Tanner, Ron (July 3, 2015)

Ron Tanner - Ron Tanner has been crafting stories for decades, but it was his turn-of the-century mo

Agosín, Marjorie (September 25, 2015)

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

Smith, Anna Deavere (November 25, 2016)

Anna Deavere Smith - An Obie Award-winning playwright, MacArthur fellow, and 2015 NEH Jefferson Lect

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Haunted Words: Phil Miller Scholarship Reading

Sunday, October 21, 2018
Kansas City, Mo.

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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.

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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.