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Heirlooms: Stories
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Heirlooms: Stories

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. Jewish Studies. Montaigne Medal Finalist. Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Marge Piercy. HEIRLOOMS begins in the French seaside city of Saint-Malo, in 1939, and ends in the American Midwest in 1989. In...

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The Grass Labyrinth
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The Grass Labyrinth

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. These linked stories the pain of an artist's life and of those who share it. A married children's book illustrator falls in love with a photorealist refugee. Their daughter, a blocked poet, becomes infatuated with a young painter with whom ...

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One Blackbird at a Time
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One Blackbird at a Time

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by Alice Friman. Barker's poems capture what life is like on the other side of the English teacher's desk, how she reacts to her students' lives and their genuine if not always reverential...

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The Billion-Dollar Dream
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The Billion-Dollar Dream

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. 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 Paul in the s...

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King of the Gypsies
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King of the Gypsies

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. Set against a wild and haunting landscape, the short fiction in this collection spotlights the struggles of everyday individuals to overcome the ghosts they have inherited from Romania's communist past. The book won BkMk's G. S. Sharat Chan...

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Quiet City
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Quiet City

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Many of these poems are set in the mid-twentieth century and feature such personae as writers Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams and photographer Roman Vishniac, as well as less-public figures in Brooklyn, Nebraska, and elsewhere, all of w...

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Drawn From Water: An American Poet, An Ethiopian Family, an Israeli Story
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Drawn From Water: An American Poet, An Ethiopian Family, an Israeli Story

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Literary Nonfiction. African & African American Studies. Jewish Studies. Middle Eastern Studies. What do we mean by home? In DRAWN FROM WATER, American Jew Dina Elenbogen explores her thirty-year friendship with Ethiopian Jewish immigrants in Israel...

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Border States
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Border States

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. "I fell deep into Hoogestraat's metaphors, the vivid imagery, the deft sleight of hand that brings magic to poetry. I'm familiar with the smells, dust and faces of these BORDER STATES, having lived 15 years in Chicago and have given talks or...

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Now We Can All Go Home: Three Novellas in Homage to Chekhov
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Now We Can All Go Home: Three Novellas in Homage to Chekhov

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. These novellas envision a future for the principal characters in three of Anton Chekhov's plays (The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, and The Three Sisters), all set in Russia at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Thorn: Short Stories
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Thorn: Short Stories

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. Longlisted for the 2015 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. "The seductive beauty of these subtle, troubling fictions reflect their author's dreamy, voice-drenched visions of underdog lives," writes Al Young, who selected THORN ...

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Beauty Mark
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Beauty Mark

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. BEAUTY MARK, a poetry collection by Suzanne Cleary, was chosen by Kevin Prufer for the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. BEAUTY MARK uses images and subjects drawn from American popular culture to find transcendent meanings in the natures of bea...

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Boulevard Women
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Boulevard Women

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. A debut by Lauren Cobb, chosen by author Kelly Cherry for the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, BOULEVARD WOMEN is a collection of linked stories about the evolving friendships of three women—a teenager, a forty-something widow,...

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Last Lambs: New and Selected Poems of Vietnam
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Last Lambs: New and Selected Poems of Vietnam

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Asian American Studies & United States History. "Death watches him from eyes of the angry ghosts of the Vietnam War, and so these pages are filled with a terrible beauty that draws its power from ever-present danger ... this book remembers t...

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The Library of Dreams
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The Library of Dreams

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Jewish Studies. These poems explore subjects drawn from the Hebrew Bible and Jewish mysticism as well as contemporary Jewish American life and imagination. The poet, who is also a celebrated expert in Jewish folklore and storytelling, has as...

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Trouble Behind Glass Doors
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Trouble Behind Glass Doors

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. The book's poems detail rewards, challenges, and disappointments of life, especially in Missouri and the Midwest, as well as meditations on Midwestern nature and geography and on the ironies of the poet's place in contemporary culture. "The ...

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