Issue 67 Is Here!

Issue 67 - Online

Issue 67 – Online

Bellingham Review is pleased to announce the release of Issue 67, Fall 2013. Follow the link for poetry, fiction, nonfiction, interviews, a book review, and the work of our featured artist, Terry Nelson. We are especially pleased with this edition and we hope you enjoy it. Our sincerest thanks go out to all our contributors and all who helped to make this issue possible.

Contests Are Open!

2014 Literary Contests Are OPEN!

Our contest submission period is officially open and will run till March 15, 2014. Send us your best work!

The 49th Parallel Award for Poetry, Final Judge: Kathleen Flenniken

Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction, Final Judge: Joy Castro

The Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction, Final Judge: Shawn Wong

1st Place: $1,000 in each Category, plus publication in Bellingham Review.

Runners up and finalists may be considered for publication.

Announcing 2013 Contest Winners!

The Bellingham Review is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Literary Contests

The Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction

Final Judge: Dinah Lenney

First Place: Karen McElmurray “Strange Tongues”

Runner Up: Molly Beer “Under the Fifth Sun”

Finalists: Molly Howes, Barbara Hurd, Kyle Boelte, Dorian Fox, Michael Palmer


The 49th Parallel Award for Poetry

Final Judge: Kevin Clark

First Place: Jane Satterfield “Elegy with Trench Art and Asanas”

Runners Up: Jocelyn Sears, “To Survive” and Shawn Fawson, “How to Manage Anxiety”

Finalists: Anna Claire Hodge, Susan Rich, Katharine Whitcomb, Kathleen Spivack, Douglas Basford, Emily Benton, Emily Hipchen, Annie Christain, Holly Day, Garth Pavell


The Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction

Final Judge: Marjorie Sandor

First Place: Tegan Swanson “Things We Found When the Water Went Down”

Runner Up: Julia Elliott ”Step Five”

Finalists: Mark Baumgartner, Julia Carey, Rachel Hall, Daryl Murphy