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Issue 3.1: Special Non-fiction Only Issue - (January 2014)
Issue 2.4 (October 2013 Theme: Stories We’d Rather Not tell)
Issue 2.3: Special Poetry Only Issue (August 2013)
Issue 2.2 Summer 2013
Issue 2.1 Spring 2013
Issue 1.2 Fall 2012
Issue 1.1 – Summer 2012
Blue Lyra Review aims to unite writers and artists from a diverse array of backgrounds, paying special homage to Jewish voices and those from other underrepresented communities. However, we are not exclusive and look for quality above all else.
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LATEST NEWS (Updated 3/4/14)
Congrats to Matthew Lippman’s poem “In the Basement of the Holy House” **(named finalist in Best of the Net 2013, Poetry) & Neil Mathison’s essay ”Wooden Boats” ** (received Best Notable Essay 2013 in Best American Essays)!
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