Contest 2019

2019 CONTEST $1500 & PUBLICATION in Nonfiction, Fiction, and Poetry.$800 & PUBLICATION in our Flash Category. Poetry Judge: Tommy Pico Fiction Judge: Rivers Solomon Nonfiction Judge: Selah Saterstrom Flash Judge: Vi Khi Nao DEADLINE: September 1st, 2019 Poetry...

Nominations for The Best Small Fiction

We’re immensely proud to nominate these extraordinary works for The Best Small Fiction. The work that comes through our pages are each extraordinary or amazing in a number of ways, and these particularly pieces resonated with us long after we’ve read them...

BWR Pushcart Nominations!

We at BWR are immensely proud to nominate these extraordinary works that appeared in our pages for the Pushcart Prize! Please join us in congratulating these writers!   Tyrese Coleman, “Speculum” from BWR issue 45.1, Fall/Winter 2018 Bertha Isabel...

2018 Contest Results!

BWR is pleased to announce the winners and runners-up of our 2018 Contests in Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Flash. We are forever grateful to our inimitable judges: Vanessa Angélica Villarreal, Laura van den Berg, Kate Zambreno, and Jennifer S. Cheng. Kanika...