New writing by Edward Hoagland, Philip Gerard, Dave Smith, Alice Friman, Albert Goldbarth, Brian Doyle and others.


Martín Espada discusses The Trouble Ball and Alabanza: New and Selected Poems.


Now Available

Boulevard Women, by Lauren Cobb, winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction from BkMk Press. 


The New Letters Literary Awards are now accepting entries. View the guidelines here. 

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Kansas City Literary Events

Stan Banks

Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Jordan Bass

Kansas City, Mo.
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Paul Dickey & John Mort

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, April 18, 2014


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. 

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