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Published April 08, 2011
The latest issue of Bellevue Literary Review (v11 n1) features the winners of the 2011 BLR Prize. Jill Caputo, whose fiction received an honorable mention, died in August of 2010. In the foreword, Editor-in-Chief Danielle Ofri recounts the prize selection process and discovery of the sad news; BLR's decision came five weeks after Caputo's death, and they had no way to know until attempting to contact her to congratulate her. Jill Caputo's family gave permission for the publication of her story, and BLR has dedicated this issue in her memory.

Marica and Jan Vilcek Prize for Poetry, judged by Marie Ponsot
Winner: “Sinkhole” by Janet Tracy Landman
Honorable Mention: “Climacteric” by Cynthia Neely

Goldenberg Prize for Fiction, judged by Andre Dubus III
Winner: “But Now Am Found” by Patti Horvath
Honorable Mention: “Winston Speaks” by Jill Caputo*

Burns Archive Prize for Nonfiction, judged by Jerome Groopman, MD
Winner: “The Tag” by Elizabeth Crowell

The annual BLR Prizes award outstanding writing related to themes of health, healing, illness, the mind, and the body. The contest is open each year from February 1 - July 1.
Published April 09, 2011
Celebrate national Poem In Your Pocket Day on Thursday, April 14, 2011! The idea is simple: select a poem you love during National Poetry Month then carry it with you to share with co-workers, family, and friends.
Published April 01, 2011
Bent Objects blog and art posts by Terry Border. Worth every click on 'Older Posts' to see his creations.
Published April 01, 2011
After founding and seeing Sentence: a journal of prose poetics through eight issues, Brian Clements will be turning over editorship to Brian Johnson, who had previously held the position of Associate Editor. "I look forward to seeing the ways in which Brian's vision for the journal leads it in new directions," Clements writes. "I can assure you that he will maintain Sentence's mission of representing an eclectic mixture of styles, poets, and features." As well as maintaining what now seems to be the established editor first name! Best to both Brian and Brian on their new ventures.
Published April 01, 2011
Habitus is offering two internship opportunities for organized, independent, globally minded individuals. As a small, independent publication with growing visibility and acclaim, we are able to offer highly personalized internships that will provide substantive experience, diverse responsibilities, and direct contact with our esteemed contributors around the globe. Both internships require a minimum commitment of two full days a week for a minimum of three months. These positions are unpaid." See website for more information and application process.
Published March 29, 2011
Winners and Finalists of the Narrative Fall 2010 Story Contest can be read on their website:

First Place
"Reading Henry James in the Suburbs" by Heather Brittain Bergstrom

Second Place
"The Barbarians" by Alexander Maksik

Third Place
"The Vanishing" by Russell Working

The WINTER 2011 STORY CONTEST, with $6,500 in prizes is open until March 31 at midnight, Pacific daylight time.
Published March 29, 2011
The Indian Review of World Literature in English is a bi-annual online scholarly literary journal that "aims to create an awareness among the general readers, research scholars and students of literature about the many forgotten and lesser-known classics of the world by publishing scholarly articles on various aspects of World literature."

The Indian Review of World Literature in English welcomes submission of articles on various aspects of World literature in English. Scholarly articles on individual authors or works are welcome for publication, subject to the evaluation by the editorial team. Published in January and July every year, the articles that appear in the online journal will be published in book form either as collections or monographs.
Published March 29, 2011
Editors Andrew Battershill and Jeremy Hanson-Finger bring us Dragnet Magazine, a new online/eBook literary journal that "trawls the sea of stories for the best fiction."

Dragnet Issue One can be read three different ways: Computer (website, flipbook, eBook); Tablet (flipbook, eBook); Phone or eReader (eBook).

The inaugural issue features works by Sheila Heti, Joe Yachimec, Sasha Manoli, Claire Battershill, Thomas Mundt, J. R. Carpenter, Luke LeBrun, Andy Sinclair, Catriona Wright, Erica Schmidt, Agnes von Pfifferling, Hamish Adams, Jeff Fry, Jacob Wren, Amelia Floortje, Alexis Zanghi, Matthew R. Loney, and Aaron Fox.

Submissions for Issue Two are open until May 1.
Published March 30, 2011
At 12:00 midnight (CST), when Friday becomes Saturday, April 2, Canada's print poetry magazine Contemporary Verse 2 sends a list of 10 words to registered participants by email. Participants then have 2 days (48 hours) to write their best poem using each word at least once. The final submitted poem may not exceed 48 lines. Only one poem may be entered per participant.

There is a $12.00 registration fee for the contest. Also, a special Play & Read discount is only available to contest entrants. For an additional $10.00, contestants get a 1-year subscription to CV2 (60% off the standard subscription price!), four issues of new Canadian poetry, interviews and reviews. The contest fee can be paid by credit card online through PayPal or by a cheque/money order sent to the CV2 office. Registration and an email address are required to play.

The contest is open to both Canadian and international residents.

$900 in prizes + paid publication

All entrants receive a copy of the issue of CV2 featuring the winners of the 2-Day Contest.
Published March 30, 2011
Newly launched online translation magazine Asymptote publishes poetry, fiction, drama, criticism, interview, essay, as well as original English-language essays introducing a foreign writer and a wildcard special feature that varies issue to issue. Their first issue showcases 77 writers and translators working in 17 languages, and features Du Fu, Mary Gaitskill, Thomas Bernhard, Alain de Botton, Aim

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