BkMk Press Books

The Capital of Kansas City: Stories


by: Gary Gildner

From the American Midwest to Mexico and Paris, Gary Gildner’s stories in The Capital of Kanas City explore love, death, and aging with whimsical humor. The cast of quirky but fully human characters are led by Mary Beth Urquhart, a lovable Kansas City attorney who finds time for pro bono work. The loves played out in the stories are as intense as they are faulty, and through them, the book offers an investigation of love-in-the-broadest-sense unified by a unique voice and a poet...

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    The Grass Labyrinth: Stories

    By Charlotte Holmes

    The linked stories in The Grass Labyrinth by Charlotte Holmes challenge the reader to determine if the artist’s work is worth the pain often visited on those who share an artist’s life.  Whether in a college town ...

    One Blackbird at a Time


    By Wendy Barker

      Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, Selected by Alice Friman  featured on Poetry Dail...

Kansas City Literary Events

Whitney Terrell

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Wichita, Kan.


BkMk Press Book Wins IPPY Award

Evan Morgan Williams won the gold medal for short fiction for his book Thorn.


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.