About Kyanite Publishing

Founded in 2018, Kyanite Publishing is a small press with a big vision. Our mission is to find and share stories we love with readers who, like us, have an unrelenting appetite for the written word. We believe in the transformative power of storytelling, and our focus is on uplifting our authors and building a like-minded community. We publish stories in all sizes and formats. Learn more about what we’re currently looking for on our submissions page.
Sam Hendricks



Sam Hendricks is the publisher and co-founder of Kyanite Publishing. She is a community builder, editor, and novelist with a background in creative writing, commercial lending, and small business ownership. She currently resides in Fresno, CA with her growing family. Connect with her on her website or Twitter.



B.K. Bass is the editor-in-chief and co-founder of Kyanite Publishing. He is also a prolific author and Writing Chair for Worldbuilding Magazine. He wears many hats and is often found under a pile of kittens or his Paperanian, Sassy. Connect with him on his website or  Twitter.