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Tracy K. Smith

Poet Tracy K. Smith, winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Prize for her first collection The Body's Question, reads from her 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning third book,...

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    Sydney Lea

    Vermont Poet Laureate Sydney Lea is the author of over a dozen books of poetry, essays, and fiction, including three books published in 2013. Lea won the 1998 Poets Prize and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2000. The founder of ...

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    William Trowbridge

    Missouri Poet Laureate, William Trowbridge (2012-2014), is the third person appointed since the creation of the position in 2007. In this reading at Rockhurst University's 2014 Midwest Poets Series, Trowbridge reads poems from his numerous books t...

Kansas City Literary Events

Neon Gallery Reading

Friday, April 25, 2014
Kansas City, Mo.


2014 BkMk Book Publishing Contest Judging Begins

Thank you to all who entered BkMk's 2014 book publishing contests.   Good luck to the judges, who have many fine manuscripts to consider.  Winners will be announced in August, 2014. Next year's deadline: January 15, 2015. 


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.