NEWS

A Summer Sale To Remember

Hold on to your literary pants (or laptop), BWR is having a summer sale. Most of our back issues are now online for only $5, and for those of you who love to live life on the edge--we’re talkin’ to you poets!--we have a $20 10-issue grab bag. We won’t tell you what...

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Contest Now Open!

Ninth-Annual Contest Now Open All entries must be submitted by September 1, 2013. We’re honored to have as our guest judges: Kate Durbin (Poetry) Brian Evenson (Fiction/Prose) Jenny Boully (Nonfiction) Winners in each genre receive a $1,000 prize and...

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Call for Nonfiction Submissions

WHAT WE WANT: We want your NONFICTION. We want all your tiny pieces splotched on the floor for us to examine. We want you to examine your own pieces (or someone else’s) and arrange them in an aesthetically attractive order that is as true as spit and just as meaty. We...

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Winners and Finalists of our Eighth Annual Contest

We’re pleased to announce the winners and finalists of our eighth annual contest. Our nonfiction judge, Maggie Nelson, selected this year's Nonfiction Winner: Shena McAuliffe for "Endnotes to a Seizure" Nonfiction Finalists: Seth Morgan Abigail Loar Camellia Freeman...

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Congratulations to Our SLS Contest Winners

The 2012 Unified Literary Contest was by far the largest and strongest of any SLS contest, with over 1600 entries received from every corner of North America, Europe, and beyond. Congratulations to the winners, and all who...

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Issue 38.2, The Umbrella Issue, is now available!

Our Spring/Summer 2012 issue features the winners of our Seventh-Annual Contest, Nicholas Gulig, Harry Leeds, and Janice Lee, along with new writing from Martin Rock, Julia Madsen, Laura Eve Engel, Jenny Hanning, Megan Martin, Alex Taylor, Billy Longino, Steven...

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BWR at AWP Chicago 2012

Please enjoy with us these highlights from our AWP Chicago experience.  We asked our contributors to visit us and pose with the issue their work appeared in.  First up: Dana Levin with BWR 38.1 and BWR's mascot, Gumby-in-a-Banana-Costume, Champion of AWP (title...

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AWP Excitement

We’ll be debuting issue 38.2, the Umbrella Issue, with pieces by our contest winners, a chapbook by Dawn Pendergast, and work by Jon Davis, Lucy Corin, Kate Greenstreet, Joshua Harmon, Donald Platt, and other awesome people. Be sure to visit our table (We’re A2). We...

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