BkMk Press Books

Boulevard Women

Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fictiion

by: Lauren Cobb

A fiction debut by Lauren Cobb, chosen by author Kelly Cherry for the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, Boulevard Women is a collection of linked stories about the evolving friendships of three women—a teeneager, a forty-something widow, and a seventy-something traditionally Southern-minded lady—who are neighbors along the Boulevard in Athens, Georgia. Kelly Cherry writes, “With this debut collection Lauren Cobb proves herself as a writer who can create ...

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    Beauty Mark

    Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry selected by Kevin Prufer

    By Suzanne Cleary

    Beauty Mark, a poetry collection by Suzanne Cleary, was chosen by Kevin Prufer for the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. Beauty Mark uses images and subjects drawn from American popular culture to find transcendent meanings in the na...

    Last Lambs


    By Bauer, Bill

    Last Lambs: New and Selected poems of the Vietnam War, Second Edition, is a poignant collection based on the author's experiences.  The second edition included a glossary of Vietnam era terms.  Last Lambs was crafted to give voic...

Kansas City Literary Events

Tim Lantz & Becky Mandelbaum

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Lawrence, Kan.


Paean for Bill Hickok (1931-2014)

I commemorate, here, a great man and a great friend, Bill Hickok, who died in Los Angeles on Monday, July 21, 2014. 


Richard Ford CD Collection

Special Pricing: This two cd collection features four interviews with famed novelist Richard Ford that span his career back to 1987. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced and are available through our archives.