BkMk Press

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Susan Aizenberg, Robert Day, Walter Bargen, Howard Schwartz, Lorraine Lopez, Stephanie Powell Watts, Christian Barter, Gary Gildner, Charlotte Holmes, Mary Troy, Alice Friman, Kelly Cherry, Dina Elenbogen
Book Types: 
Short story collections, Essay collections, Poetry collections
Reading Period: 
Feb 1 to Jun 30
Temporarily closed to submissions
Response Time: 
Greater than 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
University of Arkansas Press

Editorial Focus

Since 1971, BkMk Press (pronounced “bookmark”) has been committed to finding and publishing outstanding Writers. BkMk Press publishes primarily poetry and short fiction collections, and occasionally creative nonfiction and the literary novel. BkMk seeks to provide its audience with quality literature that, despite its merits, is overlooked by the major commercial publishing houses. BkMk offers a laboratory setting for students and community members to learn about and contribute to literary book publishing.

Tips From the Editor

Do seek to build a track record in publishing your work in journals before trying to publish a full book. Do sample some of our titles before submitting to us.

Contact Information

Ben Furnish, Editor
5 West Third Street
Parkville, MO 64152
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Feb 21, 2024