The B’K is a quarterly art and lit, online and printed magazine prioritizing traditionally marginalized creators, but open to all.

“We are interested in people being able to decolonize their own stories and tell their own stories.”

Read an interview with Chris Talbot-Heindl by Clara B. Jones in PANK Magazine

Current Issue

Cover art for The B'K Volume 13, Issue 3. A digital piece by Zaynab Bobi depicting depicting two girls against a yellow background.

The Summer 2022 issue is here! It’s a stunning issue featuring 23 creators. The issue features cover art from Zaynab Bobi as well as:

Fiction by: Chloe Feffer, L.C. Lupus, Lilia Anderson, and Tracey N. Hébert-Seck

Non-fiction by: Chachee Valentine

Poetry by: Auzin, Chella Courington, Cheryl Aguirre, Chisom Charles Nnanna, Gray Caston, J. Alex Huerta, Joshua Effiong, ​​Madeline Lokensgard, Marisa Silva-Dunbar, Mim Murrells, M.R. “Chibbi” Orduña, Matt Hsu, nahal g, Niina Tsuyuki Dubik, Sam Moe, Taiwo Hassan, and Tate

Check out Volume 13, Issue 3 below!

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The B’K occupies the ancestral and traditional lands of the Arapaho, Cheyenne, Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute), and the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ peoples. In offering this land acknowledgment, I also acknowledge the state-sanctioned acts of genocide against the original inhabitants of this area and the challenges Indigenous communities face today as a result of colonization. I affirm Indigenous sovereignty, history, knowledge, and experiences. I also pledge to support the Land Back movement and reparations in any way that I can until such time that the land is ceded to its rightful stewards.