BkMk Press Books



by: Rachel Hall

Heirlooms is a fascinating series of interconnected stories about members of an extended family of Jews before, during and long after the holocaust, in France, in Israel, in the United States. Different women and men define themselves in resistance, denial and ignorance of history through four generations . . . In some ways the entire book is a meditation on the meaning of family and history. ...

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    Wild Things


    By Jaimee Wriston Colbert

    Forthcoming in October New Collection of “Linked, Rural-Noir” Stories Depict Endangered Humans in Endangered Environments    ...

    The World Is One Place

    Native American Poets Visit the Middle East

    By Linda Rodriguez, editors

    Forthcoming in November   Jim Barnes • Kimberly Blaeser • Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán • Trevino L. Brings Plenty • Natalie Diaz ...

Kansas City Literary Events

Gayle Forman

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Kansas City, Mo.

Forman will discuss her career, present her new novel Leave Me and answer audience questions.  A booksigning will follow the discussion.  This is a free event; however registration is required. Visit www.MyMCPLl.org/Events to register or call the Mid-Continent Public Library at 816-883-4900.  Mid-Continent Public Library, Woodneath Library Center, 8900 NE Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo. 


A Stand for Conger Beasley Jr.

The death of one of the most significant literary figures of the Kansas City region, Conger Beasley Jr., on Aug. 9, 2016, author of over 19 books of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, articles and art, has gone . . .


Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.