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New stories from PEN/Faulkner finalist Lorraine M. López


New Letters Publication Award in Fiction Winner and Judges Announced!

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Coutley, Gaskin & Molberg

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, August 21, 2020

Stewart & Stewart

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, October 16, 2020

Patricia Smith

Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, October 22, 2020


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