Bellevue Literary Review is an award-winning independent literary journal that probes the nuances of our lives both in illness and health. BLR publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that brings together the perspectives of patients, caregivers, family members, students, healthcare professionals, and the general public. BLR is committed to seeking a diversity of voices from all communities and all walks of life.


The first literary journal to arise from a medical setting, BLR has published two print volumes of literature annually since 2001. As a literary arts organization, BLR offers a wide range of events at the intersection of the arts and the sciences. BLR maintains an active online and social media presence, and engages its community of readers and writers by offering public events, newsletters, reading guides, book reviews, literary contests, author interviews, roundtable discussions, and accessible digital content.


Bellevue Literary Review is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.