BkMk Press

fine books since 1971

BkMk Press is changing ownership and distribution partners this summer.
Sales through this website will be interrupted temporarily during this transition.


BkMk Press Celebrates 50 Years

BkMk Press Celebrates 50 Years BkMk Press was founded in 1971 at the Johnson County Library in Kansas. It officially became part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1983

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2020 Contest Winners

Below are the winners and finalists of the 2020 contests, which closed January 15, 2020. John Ciardi Prize for Poetry We are pleased now to announce the winning manuscript, Flowers

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We stand in solidarity

BkMk Press and our affiliates New Letters and New Letters on the Air stand in solidarity with our black writers, readers, listeners, friends, and community. We have long made it

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