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BLR takes pride in creating events outside the publication. Gathering readers, writers, poets, and artists to talk about specific topics allows the BLR to come to life. We have a wide range of events that can be viewed online as well.

Off The Page: BLR@20 – The Mona Lisa

Actor Kelly AuCoin reads the short story “The Mona Lisa” by Robert Oldshue as part of BLR’s 20th Anniversary Celebration.

Off The Page: Dear Grim Outlook

Deven Kolluri reads “Dear Grim Outlook,” a poem by Ethan Stebbins

Off The Page: Poetry (War)

Jane Bradley and Chris Henry Coffey read four poems from BLR Issue 29,

Off the Page: BLR Book Talk – Delia Ephron

Best-selling author Delia Ephron joins BLR Board Member Perri Klass for a special conversation about…

Off The Page: Cesarean Birth

Nksoi Nkululeko reads “Cesarean Birth,” a poem by Viola Lee

Off The Page: Bent But Not Broken

“Bent But Not Broken” is a documentary short about dancers with scoliosis.