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Edward Hirsch at The Center for Fiction

Edward Hirsch in conversation with BLR poetry editor Sarah M. Sala about Hirsch’s acclaimed new book, The Heart of American Poetry. 7:00…

COVID and the Creative Process

Bellevue Literary Review and the Brooklyn Book Festival are collaborating on a special event, “COVID and the…

BLR Awarded 2022 Amazon Literary Partnership Grant

The Community of Literary Magazine and Presses (CLMP) today announced that Bellevue Literary Review is…

Can Storytelling Prevent Gun Violence?

Bellevue Literary Review and the Northwell Health Center for Gun Violence Prevention are collaborating on a special…

Reading the Body Receives 7th Film Festival Selection

BLR’s short film “Reading the Body” has been selected for the 2022 Poetry Film Festival…

2023 BLR Literary Prizes

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

How Words Can Heal

BLR presents “How Words Can Heal,” an event that brings together diverse perspectives at this intersection of arts and sciences.

NPR’s Shortwave podcast

Emily Kwong interviews NPR Arts Reporter Neda Ulaby about her story on Danielle Ofri and BLR’s 20th Anniversary for the ShortWave Podcast.

NPR’s Morning Edition

NPR’s Neda Ulaby interviews BLR Editor Danielle Ofri and writer Celeste Ng on “Morning Edition” about BLR’s 20th Anniversary