BkMk Press


Type Of Organization
Press
Phone
(816) 235-2558
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
The mission of BkMk Press, publisher of fine literary books, its affiliate, New Letters magazine, and the radio series New Letters on the Air, is to discover, publish and promote the best and most exciting literary writing, wherever it might be found. We publish and serve readers and writers worldwide. In recent years, BkMk Press has won numerous national awards, and New Letters has won a National Magazine Award, the industry's highest honor, plus multiple Pushcart Prizes.

Fax
(816) 235-2611
Social Media Platforms Used
Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
yes
If Yes, Please Name
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Ben Furnish
Contact Title
Managing Editor
Contact Email
Publishes
essays, fiction, poetry
Recent Awards Received
Independent Publisher, ForeWord, USABookNews.com, Devil's Kitchen,
Representative Authors
Kelly Cherry, Lorraine M. Lopez, Walter Bargen
Submissions Policy
see website www.umkc.edu/bkmk
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Submission Guidelines URL
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
yes
Reading Period
From 01 / 6 - 1 / 30
Reporting Time
6 - 8 months
Author Payments
royalties
Contests
John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Fiction
Number Of Paid Staff
3
Number Of Unpaid Staff
5
Year Founded
1971
Distributors
SPD (www.spdbooks.org)
Wholesalers
Baker & Taylor
ISBN Number
9781886157, 0933532
Number Of Books Published Per Year
5
Titles In Print
125
Paperback
95
Chapbook
5
Average Price Per Book
$15

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