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New Letters Literary Awards


UMKC, University House
5101 Rockhill Road

Kansas City MO 64110-2499




New Letters established its Awards for Writers in 1986 to discover and reward new writers and to encourage more established writers to try new genres or new work in competition. The contest is open to any writer.

Fiction and essay entries should not exceed 8,000 words. A single poetry entry may contain up to six poems, and those poems need not be related.


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