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BLR Spring 2024 Reading: Winning Words

Meet the writers and editors behind BLR’s Issue 46, our latest contest issue featuring the winners…

BLR Studio Visit: An Evening of Art and Stories

Join BLR and L’Space Gallery to celebrate the launch of our latest issue and its…

2025 BLR Literary Prizes

 Submit your best poetry, fiction and nonfiction from March 1 to July 1. $1000 prize.

2023 Pushcart Prize Nominees

BLR is delighted to announce our 2023 Pushcart Prize Nominees.

2024 BLR Prize Winners

Meet the Winners and Honorable Mentions of the 2024 BLR Literary Prizes.

Theme Issue on The Body Politic

From Sept 1 to Dec 31, we are accepting submissions for a special theme issue on Recovery.

Seeking Poetry and Nonfiction Editors

BLR is seeking a new Poetry Editor.

2024 BLR Literary Prizes

 Submit your best poetry, fiction and nonfiction from March 1 to July 15. $1000 prize.