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Postcards from the Gerund State
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Postcards from the Gerund State

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. Latinx Studies. Women's Studies. These stories follow a group of women academics, mostly in the visual and literary arts, as they adjust to the hilarious surprises of life at Birnbrau, a fictional women's college in Georgia with its own cha...

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Latter Days of Eve
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Latter Days of Eve

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by Patricia Spears Jones. LATTER DAYS OF EVE imagines Eve's life after Eden, in a world both ancient and contemporary, dystopian and redeemed.

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Stone Skimmers: Stories
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Stone Skimmers: Stories

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Stewart O'Nan. STONE SKIMMERS opens in pristine, affluent Old Stonington, Connecticut, where a peculiar fifteen-year-old girl swims for hours each day across the town r...

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Crude Angel
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Crude Angel

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Suzanne Cleary's fourth poetry collection CRUDE ANGEL moves between profundity and play as it considers such varied subjects as Edgar Degas' brother, Lawrence Welk, and the Burt Reynolds Museum. CRUDE ANGEL finds elegant wit and meaning in h...

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Sweet Herbaceous Miracle
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Sweet Herbaceous Miracle

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. SWEET HERBACEOUS MIRACLE won the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by the renowned poet and editor Enid Shomer. Berwyn Moore not only observes myriad botanical wonders of nature, but she unlocks their significance for human self-underst...

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When We Were Someone Else
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When We Were Someone Else

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. These eleven linked stories introduce several New Jersey teenagers and return to them as young adults. In youth and young adulthood, they confront challenges as varied as addiction, suicide, abuse, and the search for love and a sure sense o...

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All That Held Us
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All That Held Us

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by Kate Daniels. In this collection of linked sonnets, a young woman wrestles with the expectations of her repressive upbringing and Southern culture. Raised by a jaded and critical mother...

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The Fable of the Pack-Saddle Child
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The Fable of the Pack-Saddle Child

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Latinx Studies. Illustrations by Nereida GarcĂ­a Ferraz. FABLE OF THE PACK-SADDLE CHILD is an illustrated book-length poem for adult readers steeped in the world of Micaela, a ten-year old, who lives in an unnamed, Spanish-speaking city by th...

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The Owl That Carries Us Away
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The Owl That Carries Us Away

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Fiction. Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Billy Lombardo. These twenty-nine short and short-short stories, set largely in the contemporary Midwest, echo such primal struggles as mortality, the hunt, growing up ...

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Currents
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Currents

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Native American Studies. Winner of a 2018 American Book Award. 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 D...

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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. Foreword Reviews Award Finalist in Short Stories. 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 ...

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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. A 2018 Kansas Notable Book. 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. A...

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Plumbers
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Plumbers

BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Poetry. Stewart, a plumber's son and a past plumber himself, explores the larger meaning of work and its place in the mind, the heart, and the family. "There is an unexpected spirituality here and...a remarkable series of sepia-toned snapshots: of I...

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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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