Bellevue Literary Review Spring Issue Reading
To celebrate the publication of the Bellevue Literary Review‘s latest issue, editor-in-chief Danielle Ofri hosts an evening of readings by contributing authors from the issue, including Caitlin Kuehn (winner of the BLR‘s 2017 Prize for Nonfiction, selected by judge Ariel Levy), Colter Jackson, Jay Kidd and Gardner McFall.
Free and open to the public. Join us to learn more about the BLR and to enjoy an evening of poetry and prose in one of the most unique venues for great literature in New York City, Bellevue Hospital.
462 First Avenue (at 28th Street), NYC
About the Readers:
Caitlin Kuehn is from small-town Wisconsin, where she graduated with a bachelor of science in biology, and, for one whole year, attended medical school. Now residing in New York City, she is advancing towards an MFA at City College. “Of Mothers and Monkeys” is her first published work.
Colter Jackson works as a freelance writer and illustrator in New York City. She has written scripts for both Tina Fey and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, only one of which was funny. She is the author and illustrator of the picture book Elephants Make Fine Friends (Penguin, 2015) and is at work on a novel. You can find more of her work in GOOD Magazine, Tin House, and The Rumpus.
Jay Kidd has published poems in The Florida Review, Atlanta Review, Ruminate Magazine, Burningword, Mason’s Road, Chelsea Station Magazine, and the Bellevue Literary Review. He was the 2013 winner of Ruminate‘s McCabe Prize for Poetry, and 2015 winner of Atlanta Review’s International Poetry Competition. Jay lives in New York City and studies the craft of writing at The Writers Studio.
Gardner McFall is a poet, librettist, and children’s book author. She has recently published poems in Barrow Street, Hanging Loose, and The Hopkins Review. She lives and works in New York City.Buy tickets/get more info now