New Letters - On the Air - Audio feedAuthor: New Letters magazine
13 Nov 2018

New Letters - On the Air - Audio feed

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A weekly radio program, hosted by Angela Elam. The program now stands as the longest continuously-running broadcast of a national literary radio series, with more than 1,200 programs by many of the world’s most prominent writers.

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    New Letters On the Air Bojan Louis

    A member of the Navajo Nation, Bojan Louis is a poet, fiction writer, essayist and author of the 2018 American Book Award-winning poetry collection Currents, published by BkMk press. Louis, who worked for years as an electrician and now serves as poetry editor for RED INK: An International Journal of Indigenous Literature, Arts, and Humanities, discusses how hi...

  • Posted on 02 Nov 2018

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    New Letters On the Air Stewart O'Nan

    Though he's now the author of 16 novels and served as editor for The Vietnam Reader of Fiction and Nonfiction on the War, Stewart O'Nan didn't begin his career as a writer. He started out as a half-hearted engineer until advice from his wife led him writing books as varied as the best-selling novel, ...

  • Posted on 26 Oct 2018

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    New Letters On the Air Ted Olson

    Ted Olson, a professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, discusses how his writing has been impacted by the region's history, literature and music. He reveals what he learned studying with poet Wendell Berry and the profound influence of editing poetry and stories by the late James Still, resulting in two Appalachian Book of the Year Awards for From the Mountain, Fr...

  • Posted on 19 Oct 2018

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    New Letters On the Air Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar

    In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut collection, We Seek Asylum, winner of Willow Books Literature Awards Grand Prize. Leonin, who has explored her Cuban-American heritage in her memoir ...

  • Posted on 12 Oct 2018

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    New Letters On the Air Terrance Hayes

    Award-winning poet Terrance Hayes gives insight into his creative process in this public reading as part of the 2016 Hall Center for the Humanities Lecture Series at the University of Kansas. He shares work from his fifth collection, How to Be Drawn, a finalist for both the National Book and National Book Critics Circle Awards, and winner o...

  • Posted on 05 Oct 2018

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