29th Annual New Letters Literary Awards

Submit your writing online, using the University's secure server below. The fee will cover your $15 entry fee plus $3 for added administrative costs and printing your electronic entry. The first entry includes the cost of a one-year subscription to New Letters magazine, shipped to any address within the United States.

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Step 3: Upload your documents or send an e-mail to newletters@umkc.edu, Attn: Ashley Kaine in the subject line, with your entry as an attachment in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format

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