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 1

Featuring:

  • Art by: Sasheera Mehrani Gounden, Keith Moul, Mark Myavec, Emily Rose Schanowski, Olivier Schopfer, Eve Wood
  • Fiction by: Phebe Jewell, Zach Murphy, Alex Phuong, Hamed Sayed-Zada, Nancy Zhang
  • Non-fiction by: H.E. Grahame and Chris Talbot-Heindl
  • Poetry by: Nancy Byrne Iannucci, James Croal Jackson, Donald Gasperson, John Grey, Clara B. Jones, Caitlin A. Leggett, Mark J. Mitchell, Kevin Neal, Robert Ronnow, Jacquelyn “Jacsun” Shah, Dr. Mel Waldman, and Mark Young

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The B’K Vol. 11, Issue 2

The B'K Vol. 11, Issue 2

Featuring:

  • Art by: Anselmo J. Alliegro, Sasheera Mehrani Gounden, Keith Moul, Mark Myavec, Emily Rose Schanowski, Olivier Schopfer, and Dana Talbot-Heindl
  • Fiction by: DC Diamondopolous, Zach Murphy, and Rhema Sayers
  • Non-fiction by: Alyssa Cokinis and Chris Talbot-Heindl
  • Poetry by: H.E. Grahame, Clara B. Jones, B.A. McRae, Josh Medsker, Zach Murphy, KG Newman, Alex Andy Phuong, Richard Salembier, John Sweet, Julie Vitto, Dr. Mel Waldman, and Peter Waldor

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The B’K Vol. 11, Issue 3

The B'K Volume 11, Issue 3 cover featuring an ink and watercolor on paper piece by Emily Rose Schanowski titled "Sherbet Snakes."

Featuring:

  • Art by: Emily Rose Schanowski
  • Fiction by: Mike Hickman, Zach Murphy, and Sutton Revell
  • Non-fiction by: H.E. Grahame, Connor Orrico, Emily Rose Schanowski, and Chris Talbot-Heindl
  • Poetry by: freddie blooms, Lucky Chaparro, Anne Marie Holwerda Warner, Clara B. Jones, Mara Panich, Joie Peña, Alex Andy Phuong, Richard Salembier, Jacquelyn “Jacsun” Shah, Jeremy Szuder, Dr. Mel Waldman, and Nadia Wells.

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The B’K Vol. 11, Issue 4

The B'K Fall 2020 Cover

Featuring:

  • Art by: Emily Rose Schanowski, Mark Myavec, and Olivier Schopfer
  • Fiction by: Jonathan B. Ferrini, Linda McMullen, Mike Hickman, Ron-Tyler Budhram, and Zach Murphy
  • Non-fiction by: Lindsey Heatherly, Sarena Tien, Shawn Berman, Tai Farnsworth, and Tolu Daniel
  • Poetry by: Alex Andy Phuong, Annmarie McQueen, Athena Nassar, E.G. Rambo, Elias Baez, donald e. gasperson, Olaitan Humble, Saul Huggins, Sophia Vesely, Tamizh Ponni VP, Tuur Verheyde, and Vamika Sinha

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