BkMk Press Books

Border States

by: Jane Hoogestraat

Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by Luis J. Rodriguez Featured on PBS News Hour Arts Blog, Poetry Daily, & Verse Daily The people, the soil, ...

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    By Evan Morgan Williams

      Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Al Young Williams has a facility for getting inside characters and exposing their essential isolation and loneliness. ...

    Now We Can All Go Home

    3 Novellas in Homage to Chekhov

    By Catherine Browder

      Reviewed in ForeWord Reviews ...

Kansas City Literary Events

Robert Day

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Kansas City, Mo.

Writer Joshua Wolf Shenk sits down with native Kansan and former colleague Robert Day (shown) to discuss the elements and impact of creative chemistry and Shenk’s new, science-backed book Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs at the Kansas City Public Library, Central branch, 14 West 10th Street, Kansas City, Mo. 64105. RSVP here. 


New Letters Hosts Poet Laureate of Northern Ireland, Sinead Morrissey

Morrissey, author of 5 poetry collections and the recipient of the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry, will read from her work May 6, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. Details here. 


Celebrate Baseball: A New Letters Special Issue

This isssue includes an interview with Buck O'Neil and writing by Ted Kooser and Dan Quisenberry + others.