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.”

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Current Issue

The B'K Volume 13, Issue 4 cover, featuring a painting by Larissa Monique of a full moon with a human face. The face is looking to the right and downwards. The moon face sits in darkness.

The Autumn 2022 issue is here! It’s a stunning issue featuring 27 creators. The issue features:

Art by: Larissa Monique and Mark Myavec

Fiction by: Devaki Devay, Krista Bergren-Walsh, Sol Kim Cowell, Zach Murphy, and Zary Fekete

Non-fiction by: Lev Raphael and (re)becca meier

Poetry by: Aanuoluwapo Adesina, Ankit Raj Ojha, Bernice Caña, Brishti Chakraborty, Cara L McKee, Constance von Igel de Mello, Divyasri Krishnan, Felix Reyes, Julieanne Larick, lauren.napier, Maeva Wunn, Meily Tran, Priyanuj, Rahma O. Jimoh, Robin Kinzer, Shei Sanchez, Sodïq Oyèkànmí, and Susan Anmuth

Check out Volume 13, Issue 4 below!

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Land Back Statement

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.