Welcome! Please browse our compilation of poetry, nonfiction, fiction, translations, book reviews and art.
Special Non-fiction Only Issue – (December 2013)
Issue 2.4 (October 2013 Theme: Stories We’d Rather Not tell)
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.
Blue Lyra Review publishes three online issues per year (February, June and October), and a print anthology in December. We accept poetry, nonfiction, fiction, translations book reviews and artistic images. Please submit your work through Submittable. More information is available on our Submissions Page.
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LATEST NEWS (Updated 11/13/13)
Issue 2.4 is now here! Get ready for a themed issue about STORIES WE’D RATHER NOT TELL!
In the meantime, Issue 2.3 is still up! Take a look at our special all-poetry issue guest edited by BLR’s very own Lenore Weiss! Let us know what you think on Facebook and on Twitter @BlueLyraReview. We’re using the unique hashtag #BlueLyra.
Our Kickstarter campaign has been successfully funded and the first print edition will be available soon! In addition, it will feature some never before seen pieces in every genre.
Be sure to return often, especially in mid-January for our special Nonfiction only issue. By signing up for our newsletter (on the right-hand side of this page), you can be reminded of upcoming publications!