Current issue: new writing by Willis Barnstone, Brian Doyle, Alice Friman, Ted Hoagland, Hilma Wolitzer, and others.


International Latino Book Award-winning author Marjorie Agosín reads from her books Of Earth and Sea: A Chilean Memoir and The Light of Desire.


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Winner of the BkMk Press G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Lorraine M. López.


Winners, finalists, and judges for the 2015 New Letters Literary Awards: Click arrow below for details.  

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Kansas City Literary Events

Celebrating Dance, Music, & the Literary Word

Kansas City, Mo.
Saturday, October 3, 2015

Nick Lantz

Wichita, Kan.
Thursday, October 8, 2015

Emily Geminder, Isaac Anderson, & Liz Tascio

Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, October 8, 2015


Jane Hoogestraat, BkMk poet and Ciardi Prize winner, remembered by a past student

Memorial Service: Christ Episcopal Church, 601 E. Walnut St., Springfield, MO, funeral service at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.  

Congratulations to 2015 BkMk Press winners


Dave Smith Collection

Special Pricing: This collection includes New Letters (Vol. 80, No. 1), two CDs with New Letters on the Air programs from 19811988, and part one and two of a 2014 interview, all featuring the work of Dave Smith. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced in our audio archives.