New writing by Janet Burroway, Carl Dennis, Marilyn Hacker, Albert Goldbarth, Trish Reeves, Gerald Stern, George Kalamaras, Diane Glancy and others. 


This special program looks back on the career of poet, essayist, and longtime New Letters editor Robert Stewart.


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

Poetry & Jazz Improv with River Cow Orchestra

Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, June 11, 2020

Ida Fogle & Brandon Whitehead

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, June 12, 2020

Dean, Pritchett & Vojta

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, June 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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