Women in Clothes: The Perfect Holiday Read

A couple of weeks ago, right before finals, and papers, and grading, I made a not all too uncommon, much needed stress-relieving trip to T.J. Maxx. I went under the guise of Christmas shopping, and while I did buy something… Continue Reading

Xylotheque: Essays by BMR Contributor Yelizaveta P. Renfro

Yelizaveta Renfro’s essay, “Lithodendron,” was published in BMR No. 25. We are thrilled to announce that her book of essays, Xylotheque, which includes “Lithodendron,” will be out next month from UNM Press and is currently out on Kindle and Nook. We… Continue Reading

Weekend Reads from the BMR Staff

Ben Dolan, Editor-in-Chief: Columbine by Dave Cullen   Christina Glessner, Managing Editor: Kenyon Review‘s Winter 2014 Issue (Volume XXXVI, Number 1)   Jill Dehnert, Associate Editor: Cutting Teeth by Julia Fierro (forthcoming in May, St. Martin’s Press)   Sarah Sheesley,… Continue Reading

Weekend Reads from the BMR Staff

Christina Glessner, Managing Editor: Chicano Culture, Ecology, Politics edited by Devon G. Peña   Jill Dehnert, Associate Editor: Warlock by Oakley Hall   Sarah Sheesley, Nonfiction Editor: 2666 by Roberto Bolaño   Lucy Burns, Poetry Editor: The Lost Lunar Baedeker… Continue Reading

2013: Year In Reading

All of our editors have put together a list of their favorite reads of 2013. Some are new, some old, some obscure, others classics that were revisited. We love end of year lists, and here is ours. Here’s to a… Continue Reading

“Because this happened to me. That’s not enough.” – Five Questions for Justin St. Germain

Blue Mesa Review: What book or books made you realize you wanted to write? Justin St. Germain: I don’t think I ever had a specific moment in which I realized I wanted to write. As a kid, I read a lot of… Continue Reading