BkMk Press Books

Wild Things

Stories

By Jaimee Wriston Colbert

  New Collection of “Linked, Rural-Noir” Stories Depict Endangered Humans in Endangered Environments           Jaimee Wriston Colbert has given...

Heirlooms

Stories

By Rachel Hall

Heirlooms is a fascinating series of interconnected stories about members of an extended family of Jews before, during and long after the Holocaust, in France, in Israel, in the United Sta...

King of the Gypsies

Stories

By Lenore Myka

Winner of the BkMk Press G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Lorraine M. López. A new generation in Romania—with a few American friends—face
 communism’s ghosts with ...

The Billion-Dollar Dream

Stories

By Robert Day

Day’s characters can be hoarders, filthy, larcenous and adulterous.  But there always emerges a moral point, a discovery or self-discovery, a quick drawing of the breath at what has been revealed or irretrievably lost.  Just as Pau...

Thorn

Stories

By Evan Morgan Williams

  Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Al Young Winner of the...

Now We Can All Go Home

Three Novellas in Homage to Chekhov

By Catherine Browder

  Reviewed in ForeWord Reviews ...

Boulevard Women

By Lauren Cobb

Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Kelly Cherry ForeWord Reviews Award, silver in short stories Chautauqua Prize...

Where I Am Now

Stories

By Robert Day

  ForeWord Reviews Award, silver, stories Eric Hoffer Award, winner in academic press ca...

Garbage Night at the Opera

Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Jacquelyn Mitchard

By Valerie Fioravanti

  Independent Publisher Book Awards, bronze, stories ...

Living Arrangements

Fiction

By Laura Walter

  Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Robert Olen Butler ...

We Are Taking Only What We Need

Stories

By Stephanie Powell Watts

  Also available by phone order at 816-235-2558   Winner, Ernest J. Gaines Award ...

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A Fable

By Hilary Masters

Winner, USABookNews.com Best Book Awards   Manhattan has been turned into the Perpetual Parking Plaza in an effort to thwart terrorism. The culprit is Kimball Lyon, New Y...

Georgic

Stories

By Mariko Nagai

  Winner, G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Jonis Agee ...

Beauties

A Novel

By Mary Troy

  Winner, USABookNews.com Best Book Award Finalist, Foreword Reviews Book of the year   Ficti...

Marriage of Convenience

Stories

By Andrew Plattner

  Finalist, Dr. Tony Davis Award For Best Book on Thoroughbred Horseracing ...

Dream Lives of Butterflies

Stories

By Jaimee Wriston Colbert

  Gold Award, Independent Publisher Book Awards Finalist, ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year   ...

Dangerous Places

Stories

By Perry Glasser

  Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Gary Gildner Winner, USABookNews.com Best Book Award   In these stories, f...

Homicide Survivors Picnic

Stories

By Lorraine M. López

  Finalist, PEN/Faulkner Award Winner, Writers Leagu...

Tea & Other Ayama Na Tales

Stories

By Eleanor Bluestein

  Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, Selected by Marly Swick Finalist, ForeWord Reviews Book of the year ...

Our People

Stories

By MacMillan, Ian

    Silver Award, For the Independent Publisher Book Awards Runner up, For the John Gardner Award for Fiction...

Love Letters from a Fat Man

Stories

By Benaron, Naomi

  Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Stuart Dybek Honorable Mention, Eric Hoffer Award...

Who Taught Me to Swim

Stories

By McKinley, James

Fiction. "These are stories that Hemingway himself would envy," writes Cary C. Holladay. These fourteen short stories capture James McKinley at his best, featuring characters who travel from Nebraska to Spain and Kenya as they search for fulfillme...

Garden Amid Fire, A

Stories

By Swan, Gladys

    Finalist, For the Eric Hoffer Award   Nine stories...skillfully track time's toll on the ability to live and love fully. -- Publishers Weekl...

Necessary Lies

Stories

By Bakken, Kerry Neville

  Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, Selected by Hilary Masters Winner, of the Devil's Kitchen Reading Prize ...

Logic of a Rose, The

Chicago Stories

By Lombardo, Billy

  Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, Selected by Gladys Swan Finalist, Society of Midland Authors Prize   These moving yet ...

I'll Never Leave You

Stories

By Francis, H.E.

    Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, Selected by Diane Glancy   Review Fiction. This collection of short stories explores the inner lives of characters who ...

Kansas City Literary Events

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Women's History Month at the Kansas City Public Library Explores Modern Day Gorgons with Poet Michelle Boisseau for New Letters on the Air

Michelle Boisseau will talk about her fifth poetry collection, Among the Gorgons with New Letters on the Air host Angela Elam in a live event (more) on Thursday, March 23, 2017. RSVP

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

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