Come Celebrate Our New Issue! -- Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Join us to celebrate the release of BLR's latest issue!  On Tuesday, June 5th at 6pm, poets Rachel Hadas and Elisavet Makridis, along with BLR poetry editor Jason Schneiderman and editor-in-chief Danielle Ofri, will present a reading of poetry & prose from the BLR and beyond.

Bellevue Hospital
462 First Avenue (at 28th Street)
Rotunda Area
Free and open to the public

Rachel Hadas is the author of over a dozen books of poetry, essays, and translations; her most recent collections are TALKING TO THE DEAD (prose pieces) and QUESTIONS IN THE VESTIBULE (poetry). Two new books by Rachel are due out this month: POEMS FOR CAMILLA (Measure Press), and verse translations of Euripides' two Iphigenia plays (Northwestern University Press). The recipient of awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship and the O.B. Hardison Award, she is Board of Governors Professor of English at Rutgers University-Newark.   Rachel Hadas
Elisavet Makridis is an alumnus of Sarah Lawrence College, and studied psychology and contemporary poetry in the hopes of marrying the two, but remains irrevocably drawn to the latter. Prior to graduating, she was the recipient of her alma mater's Andrea Klein Willison Poetry Prize (2015) and Lucy Grealy Prize for Poetry (2016). Most of her work has appeared in student publications at Sarah Lawrence such as, The Sarah Lawrence College Review, The Cliffhanger, and Broken Yolk. This is her first official literary publication.    Elisavet Makridis


"Finding Home: Family & Connections"":
A Performance of Poetry and Prose from the Bellevue Literary Review

On November 27, 2017, we presented a performance of work from our fall theme issue, "Finding Home: Family & Connections" featuring readings by author Perri Klass, BLR poetry editor Jason Schneiderman, and actors Krysta Rodriguez and Daniel Pearce.  

Watch readings from this event.

"The Art of Memory":
A Performance of Poetry and Prose from the Bellevue Literary Review

On October 19, 2016, we presented a performance of work from our fall theme issue, "The Art of Memory," featuring actors Lily Balsen and Jinn S. Kim.  

Watch readings from "The Art of Memory"


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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