By Subscription: New writing by Trish Reeves, Gerald Stern, Peter Balakian, Albert Goldbarth, Janet Burroway, Terrance Manning Jr. and others. 


Mark Doty discusses his diverse work in prose, poetry, and a 2013 bestiary called A Swarm, A Flock, A Host: A Compendium of Creatures.


New stories from PEN/Faulkner finalist Lorraine M. López


New Letters Publication Award in Fiction Winner and Judges Announced!

See the winner and judges here.

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Kansas City Literary Events

Cancelled: Lacy Johnson

Columbia, Mo.
Thursday, April 9, 2020

Cancelled: Bargen, Benevento & Daneman

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, April 17, 2020

Cancelled: Huascar Medina

Topeka, Kan.
Sunday, April 19, 2020


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Kansas City Public Library Announces Kids and Teens eReading Rooms

The KCPL has digitized the concept of physical reading rooms by creating individual, specialized eReading Rooms of ebooks and audiobooks for children and teenagers.


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