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BLR Spring Reading
Monday, May 16, 2016 ~ 6:00 pm
Bellevue Hospital Center, 462 First Avenue, New York City
Join the Bellevue Literary Review for an evening of readings to celebrate our 30th issue. Four contributing authors from the issue will read their work in Bellevue Hospital’s lovely Chapel Hall, one of the most unique venues for great literature in New York City.
Free and open to the public | Refreshments will be served.
Clockwise from top left: Sonni Aun, Katy Lederer, Susanna Nguy, Adam Young
Sonni Aun had the great fortune of growing up all over the world and is now a painter and writer in New York City. She holds a BA in Biochemistry and Art from Rice University and is currently studying writing with the poet Philip Schultz at the Writers Studio. www.sonniaun.com
Katy Lederer is the author of the poetry collections Winter Sex (Verse Press) and The Heaven-Sent Leaf (BOA Editions), as well as of the memoir Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers. She is currently at work on a collection of essays around apocalyptic themes and a book of poetry about autoimmunity, deformity, and motherhood titled The Engineers. www.katylederer.com
Susanna Nguy is from Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from the City College of New York in 2013 where she developed a passion for oncology research. She is completing her medical degree and will be doing her residency in Radiation Oncology at NYU. “The Lump” is her first published story.
Adam Young was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island, where he attended Classical High School. He is currently studying English Literature and Creative Writing at New York University and he is volunteering at Writopia Lab, a creative writing organization offering workshops for kids and teens. His work has appeared in the Zine Play(ed) Boy: Volume II and he hopes to continue to participate in the creative writing community.
Watch readings from "Writing & War," part of BLR's Off the Page Series.
Watch "Reading the Body: Live!", from BLR's Off the Page Series
Pictures from the BLR's 10th Anniversary Celebration.
Read Danielle Ofri's blog about a past BLR reading.
Please also visit the Bellevue Literary Press events page to see where their writers will be appearing.
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