Liane Strauss | Spring 2021

Listen to Strauss read “I Need to Learn to Lie Better,” “Sugar,” and “Baudrillard’s Widow,” from New Letters Vol. 87 nos. 1 & 2 here

Liane Strauss is the author of three books of poetry, Leaving Eden, Frankie, Alfredo, and All the Ways You Still Remind Me of the Moon, all published in London, where she lived for the better part of the last 20 years. She is currently seeking a publisher for a new collection, Breathless, and completing a first novel. She lives in New York City.

Pyrindaria | Winter 2021

Watch a video chat with Pyrindaria and Editor-in-Chief Christie Hodgen about the writing of “Pyrindaria! The Musicalhere

Pyrindaria is an M.F.A. student in the creative writing program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and an intern at New Letters

Dan Musgrave | Fall 2020

Read Dan’s essay “Secondhand, from New Letters Vol. 86 no. 4 here.

Dan Musgrave was raised by animals in rural Kansas. He is a writer and photographer whose work often focuses on the intersections of the human and animal world. In collaboration with his father, John, he is currently working on a memoir about the intergenerational effects of war. He lives in Miami, Florida.

Aisha Ginwalla | Summer 2020

Read Aisha’s story “White Guava’s” from New Letters Vol. 86 no. 4 here

Aisha Ginwalla grew up in Zambia. She would like to thank Keija Parssinen for encouragement while writing this story. She lives in Columbia, Missouri.