Spring 2015


Featuring the winners of the 2015 BLR Prizes

BLR V15N1

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

 

Fiction

Autobiography by Carla Hartenberger (HTML | PDF)
--Winner of the 2015 Goldenberg Prize for Fiction, selected by Chang-rae Lee
--Interview with Carla Hartenberger
Bystander by Jen Bergmark - Honorable Mention
Dissolution by Michael O’Connor (HTML |PDF)
Revealed in Splendor by Zacc Dukowitz
18 Hours in São Paolo by Toni Martin
Assisted Living by Louise Aronson
The Last of Its Kind by Carly Nugent (HTML | PDF)
Open Your Heart by Gita Ralleigh
North, on Dizengoff by Jon Mozes
Sawdust by Dan Gemmer
Swimming by Kevin Scollan


Nonfiction

I Must Have Been That Man by Adina Talve-Goodman (HTML |PDF)
--Winner of the 2015 Felice Buckvar Prize for Nonfiction, selected by Anne Fadiman
--Interview with Adina Talve-Goodman
Torso by Leslie Absher - Honorable Mention


Poetry

Dysesthesia by Hannah Baggott
--Winner of the 2015 Marica and Jan Vilcek Prize for Poetry, selected by Major Jackson
--Interview with Hannah Baggott
The Dinosaur Exhibit by Philip Cawkwell (HTML | PDF)
--Winner of the 2015 Daniel Liebowitz Prize for Student Writing
--Interview with Philip Cawkwell
Damaged by Colby Cedar Smith - Honorable Mention
Slowpoke by Christopher Robinson
The Holy by Carrie L. Krucinski
Imipramine — Inception by Danielle Mitchell
When the Young Widow Wins the Case for Her Lost Husband by Michele Lent Hirsch (HTML | PDF)
Elephant (My Brother/My Hand) by Soren Stockman (HTML | PDF)
Levi’s Bicuspid Valve by Kimberly Burwick
Out Back, Behind the Hospital by Steve Cushman
In the Next Booth at Village Inn by Ted Kooser
At Seventy-Five by Ted Kooser (read on Poetry Daily)
The Toaster by Woods Nash
Two Men Walking a Breast (Or things that could give you cancer.) by Maureen Seaton
Tit, with Shelf Life by Maureen Seaton
The Oncologist by Carole Stone (HTML | PDF)
Hospital Time by Rachel Morgan
Because You Are Dead You Think You Can Have Anything You Want by Dannye Romine Powell
Dear Girl by Antonina Palisano
Lou Gehrig’s Army by Catherine G. Wolf (HTML | PDF)
Fate by Scott Dalgarno
Blood by Ting Gou
Privacy by Gemma Cooper-Novack
The Trees Remind Me of Riots by Alison Palmer

 


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