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Brooklyn Book Festival
Sunday, September 21, 10am-6pm
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11201
The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages to enjoy authors and the festival’s lively literary marketplace.
BLR and Bellevue Literary Press will be at Table 413. Stop by to see us!
BLR Fall Reading
Sunday, October 19, 5pm
Bellevue Hospital - Rotunda
462 First Avenue at 28th Street, NYC
Join us for an evening of poetry and prose to celebrate the Fall issue of the Bellevue Literary Review. The reading will take place at Bellevue Hospital—perhaps the most unique venue for great literature in New York City.
Jessica Greenbaum's second book, The Two Yvonnes, was chosen by Paul Muldoon for Princeton University's Series of Contemporary Poets in 2012 and was voted by Library Journal one of the Best Books in Poetry that year. As a social worker she has been holding groups for reading and writing poems with older adults, and is looking for more work with non-traditional groups. She is the poetry editor of upstreet and teaches poetry writing at Barnard College.
(Photograph by Leslie Jean-Bart)
Nicholas Samaras won The Yale Series of Younger Poets Award for his first book, Hands of the Saddlemaker. His new book, American Psalm, World Psalm (2014) is now out with Ashland Poetry Press.
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.