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Fall Reading: October 20th at Bellevue

October 20, 2013

We hope you will join us on October 20th for a reading of poetry and prose in celebration of BLR's Fall issue. The reading will take place at Bellevue Hospital, one of the most unique venues for great literature in New York City.

Sunday, October 20th, 2013 - 5pm
Bellevue Hospital - Rotunda (1st Avenue at 28th Street, NYC)
The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.


Katherine Lien Chariott’s prose has been published in literary journals including Post Road, The Literary Review, and Sonora Review. She holds an MFA from Cornell University, and a PhD from UNLV, where she was a Schaeffer Fellow in fiction.

Susan Land has an MA from the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars and was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford. Her fiction has received awards from the Maryland State Arts Council and Writers at Work, and been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Recent stories have appeared in Niche Lit Mag, The Potomac Review, Roanoke Review and Bethesda Magazine. She teaches at SpiderSmart Learning Center and the Writer’s Center in Bethesda.

Tom Sleigh’s many books include Army Cats and Space Walk, winner of the Kingsley Tufts Award. He has received the PSA’s Shelley Prize, an American Academy in Berlin Fellowship, the Updike Award and an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Lila Wallace Individual Writer’s Award, a Guggenheim and two NEA grants, among others. He teaches at Hunter College and lives in Brooklyn.

Monica Wendel (pictured) is the author of No Apocalypse (Georgetown Review Press, 2013) and the chapbooks Call it a Window (Midwest Writing Center, 2012) and Pioneer (Thrush Press, forthcoming). She holds an MFA from NYU, where she was awarded Goldwater and Starworks teaching fellowships, and currently teaches English and creative writing at St. Thomas Aquinas College.