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Currents
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Currents

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Native American Studies. These poems explore American identity and the powers of myth, faith, doubt, and the environment, and the music of these poems resonate with strains of the English, Spanish, and Diné languages. Louis, who has worked a...

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Things We Do When No One Is Watching
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Things We Do When No One Is Watching

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. An 18-year-old driving up to Canada to escape the Vietnam draft, a lonely housewife trying to attract the ghost of a ten-year-old housemaid, a widowed professor of archeology trying to keep his head after a home invasion gone wrong, a 36-ye...

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Feet of the Messenger
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Feet of the Messenger

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. FEET OF THE MESSENGER explores H.C. Palmer's experiences as a medical doctor, especially as an army surgeon in the Vietnam War, and his feelings for and memories of his native Kansas, especially the Flint Hills. Although he has only been wri...

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The World Is One Place: Native American Poets Visit the Middle East
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The World Is One Place: Native American Poets Visit the Middle East

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Native American Studies. This anthology explores how the Middle East has captured the imaginations of a significant group of Native American poets, most of whom have traveled to the Middle East (broadly defined to include the Arab world, Isr...

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The Red Hijab
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The Red Hijab

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Middle Eastern Studies. Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by H. L. Hix. Inspired by her time in the Persian Gulf, Bonnie Bolling expands the typical American view of the Middle East in THE RED HIJAB. Her poetry confronts v...

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Wild Things
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Wild Things

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. This collection of "linked, rural-noir" stories depicts endangered humans in endangered environment. Jaimee Wriston Colbert has given us a story collection for our times. In WILD THINGS, Colbert's human characters face displacement, just li...

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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 Capital of Kansas City
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The Capital of Kansas City

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. In Gary Gildner's fourth collection of stories, composition teacher Wanda Delight, in heels long and sharp enough to pierce a rattler, loses her heart to prime example Timmy Sheean; WWII vet Sergeant Major George Prolly flees Piney Woods Re...

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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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There Is Not Fashion to It: Selected Poems
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There Is Not Fashion to It: Selected Poems

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Edited by Ted Schaefer, Tricia Schaefer, Kay Callison, Jerry Dethrow, and Greg Michalson. Though he is best remembered as one of Missouri's leading authors in the 20th century, one who helped launch the Missouri Review, the Associated Writin...

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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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