Photograph of a set of swings by Michael Nelson

The B’K 2022 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. 13, Issue 1 Featuring Art by: Michael Nelson Read more…

Publications Accepting Previously Published

We’ve compiled a list of publications that accept previously published works (besides ourselves). Please check the specific submit page in case they have changed, but last I checked, these publications all accepted previously published works! Publication Name Twitter Handle Submissions Page Acid Bath Publishing @AcidBathPub https://www.acidbathpublishing.com/submit Auroras & Blossoms @ab_positiveart https://abpoetryjournal.com/submit/ Barren Magazine @BarrenMagazine https://barrenmagazine.com/submissions/ Blood & Bourbon @bloodbourbon https://blood-and-bourbon.com/ Broken City Mag @brokencitymag http://www.thebrokencitymag.com/ Brown Bag Online @Brwnbgnln http://brownbag.online/submission-guidelines/ Cauldron Anthology @cauldronanth2 http://cauldronanthology.weebly.com/ Chavaleh Read more…

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…

The B'K Volume 12, Issue 1 Art

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…

The Bitchin' Kitsch header

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…

The B'K Volume 10, Issue 4 Cover

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…