Just received this press release:
"...The Bellevue Literary Review and New York University School of Medicine are
pleased to announce the creation of the Bellevue Literary Press, a new trade book
The Bellevue Literary Press intends to publish books of the greatest artistic
and intellectual merit from the larger community, both medical and non-medical,
while reflecting NYU’s excellence in scholarship, humanistic medicine, and
The new press will feature original authoritative and literary works, both
fiction and nonfiction, in the sciences, social sciences and arts. It is the natural
outgrowth of the Bellevue Literary Review, founded in 2000 as a “a journal of
humanity and human experience… a well-regarded magazine featuring fiction,
nonfiction and poetry by Bellevue’s doctors and well-established
writers.”(Washington Post) The BLR has published work by Rick Moody,
Abraham Verghese, Julia Alvarez, Philip Levine, Rafael Campo, Sharon Olds,
and David Lehman.
As with the Bellevue Literary Review, the Press’s authors will focus on
relationships to the human body, illness, health and healing. The first books will
be published in Spring 2007. Jerome Lowenstein, M.D., the Nonfiction Editor of the Bellevue Literary
Review, is the Publisher of the Bellevue Literary Press. Erika Goldman, a veteran
of the mainstream publishing industry, is the Editorial Director..."
- Originally from Vermont, I now live in North Carolina. My work can be found in recent issues of REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters, The Jabberwock Review, The Emerson Review, Storyglossia, The MacGuffin, Confrontation, Passages North, SmokeLong Quarterly, elimae, wigleaf, and Pank, among others, and forthcoming from Gargoyle #57 and REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters. One of my stories has been translated into Farsi by Asadollah Amraee, and many others by Jalil Jafari, two of which have been published in the Iranian journal, Golestaneh Magazine. For two years I worked as an assistant editor for Narrative Magazine. Currently, I serve as a mentor for Dzanc's Creative Writing Sessions. I'm working on two novels and a short story collection. In May, I was awarded the Carol Houck Smith Contributor Scholarship for the 2011 Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.