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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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.