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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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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. Winner of the American Book Festival Award in Short Stories. 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 ...

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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. Winner of the Phillip H. McMath Post-Publication Book Award. Runner-up for the Edward Lewis Wallant Prize for Am...

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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 st...

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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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