Spring 2007



Featuring the winners of the 2007 BLR Prizes

 

Foreword by Danielle Ofri (HTML | PDF)
Contributors' Notes (HTML | PDF)



Fiction

Presidents, Space, Medical Miracles by Lorie Kolak
--Winner of the 2007 Goldenberg Prize for Fiction, selected by Amy Hempel
Flash Fires by Philip Levitas (HTML | PDF) - Honorable Mention
The Cure by Kathleen Cohn - Honorable Mention
Polyglot by Wendy Marcus
Tough Cookie by Alanna Schubach
Recoil by Trenton Streeting
Lily of the Valley by Emma Wunsch (HTML | PDF)
The Little Gray and Black Box by Oaz Nir
The Encounter Complex by Kate Evans
Her Last Week in Their Paradise by Elaine Schear


Nonfiction

Bones of Jade, Soul of Ice by Sarah Liu (HTML | PDF)
--Winner of the 2007 Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation Prize for Nonfiction, selected by Sherwin Nuland
You Never Know by Pamela Hull - Honorable Mention
Sisters by Sheila Kohler
Traces by Annette Gendler


Poetry

After the Light by Berwyn Moore
--Winner of the 2007 Magliocco Prize for Poetry, selected by Rafael Campo
Salvation by Joanna Pearson - Honorable Mention
Cold Kiss by John Kay (HTML | PDF)
The Christmas Patient by John Kay
On His Knees by Wendy Mnookin
Insomnia by John Calderazzo
Blind Man Watching by Kristine Ong Muslim
Alopecia by Douglas Haynes
Ode on Porcelain by Anya Silver
I Want to Work in a Hospital by Cortney Davis (HTML | PDF)
Blessed Thistle (Cnicus benedictus) by Sarah Hannah
Watching You Nap Beneath a Faded Quilt by Angela Armstrong (HTML | PDF)
I Imagine I Answer Your Letter by Alison Jarvis
Blood Test by Judith Harris
Dames Rocket by Elaine Terranova
Legacy by Barbara Oken
The Mortician's Mother-in-Law Says Goodbye by Rigoberto Gonzalez
Poem to My Right Hand by Susan Varon
Transcendence by Susan Rich
Apostasy by Seth Abramson


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