• By Subscription: New writing by Gary Young, Patricia Clark, Sergio Troncoso, Catherine Browder and more. 


    Kansas native Ben Lerner reads from his third novel, The Topeka School, a finalist for the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award.


    New stories from PEN/Faulkner finalist Lorraine M. López


    New Letters Literary Award Winners and Judges Announced!

    See the list of winners and judges here.

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    Kansas City Literary Events

    Luke Geddes

    Wichita, Kan.
    Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    Tracey Lien & Kate Lorenz

    Lawrence, Kan.
    Saturday, February 1, 2020

    Huascar Medina

    Kansas City, Kan.
    Tuesday, February 4, 2020


    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.

    UMKC's New Letters Ranks Among the Top Literary Journals in the United States

    New Letters continues its standing as among the most highly regarded journals for discovering, publishing, and promoting the best new fiction, poetry, and essays. 


    Individual Issues of New Letters Magazine

    To order an individual issue of New Letters magazine, please call 816-235-1169.