Sunday, April 04, 2021

Pandemic Killing Kansas City Literature

A longtime local imprint is fading as the public mostly reads nasty social media messages from frenemies and "news" that supports their political ideology.

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At 50, BkMk Press Faces Uncertain Future - KC STUDIO

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Kansas City's BkMk Press, one of Kansas City's few book publishers and second oldest only to Andrews McMeel. Over the course of that long history, BkMk has acted as a platform for Midwestern voices, won many awards, and built a solid reputation for its publication of poetry, fiction and nonfiction - but it's also been no stranger to obstacles.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Do the words "Kansas City" and "literature" belong in the same sentence?

Anonymous said...

when is barbara bollier putting out her autobiography?

Anonymous said...

Sad UMKC cut their budget while beefing up the diversity department. There's literally no point to got to a university anymore as they are killing off everything that makes a university necessary. But at least we'll have bullshit multi culti times