BkMk Press Books

Beauty Mark

Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry selected by Kevin Prufer

By Suzanne Cleary

  Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize, winner Paterson Poetry Prize, citat...

Last Lambs

Poems

By Bill Bauer

  Finalist, Eric Hoffer Award Reviewed in ...

The Library of Dreams

New & Selected Poems 1965-2013

By Howard Schwartz

  Reviewed in ...

Trouble Behind Glass Doors

Poems

By Walter Bargen; Mike Sleadd (cover art)

  “Trouble” is organized into three sections: the first considers the poet’s varying and ambiguous role as laureate, the second contemplates and illustrates and ludicrous nature of the phrase & whole facts,...

It Must Be Time for Something

Poems

By Crystal MacLean Field

Latest Chapbook from BkMk Press:  It Must Be Time for Something by Crystal MacLean Field.  Av...

In Someone Else's House

Poems

By Christian Barter

  Maine Literary Awards, winner, poetry Featured on PBS News Hour Weekly Poem, Verse Daily...

Axis Mundi

Poems

By Karen Holmberg

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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 ...

Secret Wounds

Poems

By Richard M. Berlin

  Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, Selected by Gary Young Winner, USABookNews.com Best Book ...

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

  New edition available from HarperCollins....

Mapmaking

Poems

By Megan Harlan

  Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by Sidney Wade Winner, USABookNews.com Best Book Award ...

Post

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 ...

Tongue of War

From Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki

By Tony Barnstone

  Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by B.H Fairchild Silver Award, Independent Pusblisher Book Awards...

Girl in a Library

On Women Writers and the Writing Life

By Kelly Cherry

  Finalist, Library of Virginia People's Choice Awards Finalist, ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year ...

Dream Lives of Butterflies

Stories

By Jaimee Wriston Colbert

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

Cleaning a Rainbow

Poems

By Gary Gildner

In this engaging collection, Gildner observes the endangered wonders of the natural world amid the Clearwater Mountains of Idaho where he lives. He also considers life through the eyes of his young daughter, and he remembers his own parents, refle...

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...

Concise Biography of Original Sin, A

Poems

By John Samuel Tieman

  Winner, USABookNews.com Best Book Awards 1st runner up, Eric Hoffer Award   These poems exp...

Days Like This Are Necessary

New & Selected Poems

By Walter Bargen

  Honorable Mention, Eric Hoffer Award Days Like This Are Necessary" includes new poems as well as highlights from the 13-book career of Walter Bargen, first poet laureat...

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 ...

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New Letters Summer 2018 Poetry Series

Follow our new series of poems about children, each day or two through July. Begin reading here. 

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.