BkMk Press Books

One Blackbird at a Time

Poems

by: Wendy Barker

  Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, Selected by Alice Friman  featured on Poetry Daily Although these poems begin in the classroom, their reach feels limitless and wild. Here, seemingly anecdotal encounters with the work of Henry James, Virginia Woolf or Robert Frost spiral into meditations on the lives of o...

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    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‚Ä® 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...

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New Letters selected for The Best American Poetry

We are happy to announce that a poem from New Letters, “Lament,” by Debra Marquart, has been selected for The Best American Poetry 2016 by editor Edward Hirsch. 

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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.