Our Favorite Lines of Poetry

A couple of weeks ago Book Riot posted a blog full of their favorite sentences. Inspired by their post, we decided to put together our favorite lines of poetry. These are lines that woke us up, rolled around in our heads, and… Continue Reading

Our Most Anticipated Summer Reads

All we do over here at Blue Mesa Review is read. This is a side effect of being in an MFA program, which we all are, and running a literary magazine, which we all do. Luckily, we love reading. And… Continue Reading

Our Favorite Love Lit

Happy Valentine’s Day! Ben Dolan, Editor-in-Chief Romantic Moment By Tony Hoagland After the nature documentary we walk down, into the plaza of art galleries and high end clothing stores   where the mock orange is fragrant in the summer night… 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