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Our Latest Issue

New writing by Peter Balakian, Gerald Stern, Albert Goldbarth, Karen Kovacik, Emily Ransdell, Janet Burroway, Michael Henson, and Terrance Manning Jr., among others. Artwork by Rebecca Ofiesh, Eli Reichman, Gloria Baker Feinstein, and Carol Zastoupil. 

Recent Shows: New Letters on the Air

Kansas native Ben Lerner, listed in GRANTA as one of the decade’s Best Young American Novelists to watch and a finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award, reads from his novel THE TOPEKA SCHOOL. (Photo by Catherine Barnett)

Ben Lerner

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Glenn North, a Cave Canem fellow, shares poetry from his book CITY OF SONG, at a 2017 Kansas City Public Library presentation. Also, hear excerpts from CHECK CASHING DAY, a music and poetry collaboration with Bobby Watson.

Glenn North

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Interviewed by poet Glenn North, Pulitzer Prize winner Tyehimba Jess reads from his award winning poetry book OLIO, delving into the voices of African American creative in the 19th and early 20th century. 

Jess

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Recent Titles from BkMk Press

Patricia Cleary Miller
Can you smell the rain?
Poems by Patrica Cleary Miller
Jennifer Wisner Kelly
Stone Skimmers
Stories by Jennifer Wisner Kelly
Lorraine M. Lopez
Postcards from the Gerund State
Stories by Lorraine M. Lopez

New Letters, New Letters on the Air, & BkMk Press are published and produced at the University of Missouri-Kansas City with support from the Missouri Arts Council.