Safety Concern

CW: Kirk Nesset, childhood sexual assault These lists were made on February 12, 2021 and last updated on March 21, 2021 of people who follow or are followed by @damonmaciasmor1, a Twitter account and pseudonym for Kirk Nesset. Nesset adopted this brown-face pseudonym after being released from prison and gained access, either intentionally or unintentionally, to many childhood sexual assault survivors and teen publications, as well as to identity-specific publications he had no business gaining Read more…

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The B’K 2021 Issues

The Bitchin’ Kitsch (2010-present) or The B’K is a quarterly compzine edited and published by The Talbot-Heindl Experience, LLC in Denver, CO. The B’K is an outlet for people who may not be accepted or considered by more traditional publications. The B’K aims to have a diverse publication from a diverse set of voices and promises inclusivity, diversity, and respectful discourse. Issues are published in January, April, July, and October. The B’K Vol. 12, Issue 1 Featuring: Art by: Karin Hedetniemi, Read more…

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2020 Pushcart Prize Nominees

We are so excited to announce our 2020 Pushcart Prize Nominations! We have nominated: “Today’s Special” by Caitlin A. Leggett from Issue 1, pg. 6 “Like Sheep to the Slaughter” by Nadia Wells from Issue 3, pg. 4 “Check the Box” by H.E. Grahame from Issue 3, pgs. 8-10 “Seven Times I Came Out” by Tai Farnsworth from Issue 4 , pgs. 4-5 “What We Mean When We Say [Our Thoughts and Prayers Are With Read more…

The B’K 2020 Issues

The Bitchin’ Kitsch (2010-present) or The B’K is a quarterly compzine edited and published by The Talbot-Heindl Experience, LLC in Denver, CO. The B’K is an outlet for people who may not be accepted or considered by more traditional publications. The B’K aims to have a diverse publication from a diverse set of voices and promises inclusivity, diversity, and respectful discourse. Issues are published in January, April, July, and October. The B’K Vol. 11, Issue Read more…

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The B’K 2019 Issues

The Bitchin’ Kitsch (2010-present) or The B’K is a quarterly compzine edited and published by The Talbot-Heindl Experience, LLC in Denver, CO. The B’K is an outlet for people who may not be accepted or considered by more traditional publications. The B’K aims to have a diverse publication from a diverse set of voices and promises inclusivity, diversity, and respectful discourse. Issues are published in January, April, July, and October. The B’K Vol. 10, Issue Read more…

January 2018 Cover

The B’K 2018 Issues

The B’K January 2018 Featuring: Art by: Greg Counard, Alyssa Havens, Olivier Schopfer, and Chris Talbot-Heindl Fiction by: Jonathan Ferrini and Michael Prihoda Poetry by: Arif Ahmad, Corey Joseph Brier, Kristen Clark, Richard Dinges Jr., Niina Tsuyuki Dubik, Clara B. Jones, D. Jordan, Kendra Mathias, Maria Mazzenga, KG Newman, Sy Roth, Dr. Mel Waldman, and Rodd Whelpley Prose by: Gabe Kahan and Mark Young Read the issue here. The B’K February 2018 Featuring: Art by: Read more…

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The B’K 2017 Issues

The B’K January 2017 Featuring: Art by: Chad Fisher, Betsy Jenifer, Sandeep Kumar Mishra, Emily Rose Schanowski, Olivier Schopfer Essay by: Daniel Ross Goodman Fiction by: Anselmo J. Alliegro, Patrick Hyde, Marina Rubin Poetry by: Jon Berger, Kristian Kuhn, Thomas M. McDade, Tina Trutanich, Dr. Mel Waldman,  A.R. Williams, Katiebird Yates Read the issue. The B’K February 2017 Featuring: Art by: Gordan Ćosić, Chad Fisher, Sandeep Kumar Mishra, Emily Rose Schanowski Fiction: James Bezerra, J.D. Read more…

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The B’K 2016 Issues

The B’K January 2016 Featuring: Art by: Giada Cattaneo, Brian Hardie, Andrew Peterson, Chris Talbot-Heindl, David Thompson Fiction by: Caitríona Murphy, Gregorio, Zach Murphy, Matthew Nemeth Poetry by: Mike Andrelczyk, Adam Brown, Alexis Carlisle, Fiona Collins, Elizabeth Desio, Kyle Heger, Anna Mahrer, Andrew Perry, Richard Salembier, Katie Pukash, Vin Whitman Prose by: Tommy Paley Read the issue. The B’K February 2016 Featuring: Art by: Brian Anthony-Hardie, David Thompson, Jake Zurawski Fiction by: K.E. Mahoney, Andy Tu Read more…

The B’K 2015 Issues

The B’K January 2015 Featuring: Art from: Carolyn Adkins, Adam Andreasen, Danielle Kvatek, Jihane Mossalim, Chris Talbot-Heindl Fiction from: Rob Hobkirk, Al Hogan Poetry from: Arif Ahmad, Roo Bardookie, Sissy Buckles, Kai Coggin, Peter Marra, Keith Moul, Sy Roth, Dr. Mel Waldman, Kelly Weber Read the issue. The B’K February 2015 Featuring: Art from: Brian Hardie, Danielle Kvatek, Stephanie Jones, Michael Prihoda, Adam Unger Non-fiction from: Adreyo Sen Poetry from: Jonathan Beale, Linda M. Crate, Read more…