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Submit Your Writing

We are currently open to general submissions and submissions to the annual BLR Prizes. We're thrilled to welcome Dan Chaon (fiction), Kay Redfield Jamison (nonfiction), and Jen Bervin (poetry) as our contest judges this year.
Please visit our guidelines here and on our Submittable page.




Announcing the Winners of the 2020 BLR Prizes

Congratulations to our winners: Yalitza Ferreras (fiction), Nina Adel (nonfiction), Julia B. Levine (poetry), & Michael Sonson (student writing).  Learn more about these talented writers & our honorable mention winners here.




BLR Spring Reading: Save the Date

Sunday, May 17, 2020 - 5pm, Bellevue Hospital, NYC
Free and open to the public
More info




"A Good Life" Theme Issue

Our latest theme issue asks: What makes a good life?   Order your copy here.





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