Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Bellevue Literary Review are given annually to a poet, a fiction writer, and a creative nonfiction writer for works about health, healing, illness, the body, and the mind. Rachel Hadas will judge in poetry, Geraldine Brooks will judge in fiction, and Rivka Galchen will judge in creative nonfiction. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems totaling no more than five pages or up to 5,000 words of prose with a $20 entry fee ($30 to receive a subscription to Bellevue Literary Review) by July 1. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Bellevue Literary Review, Prizes in Poetry and Prose, New York University Langone Medical Center, Department of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, OBV-A612, New York, NY 10016. (212) 263-3973. Stacy Bodziak, Managing Editor.