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Announcing BOMB’s 2018 Oral History Fellow 
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The Oral History Fellowship is a post-graduate editorial fellowship offered by BOMB Magazine, with a goal to organize and publish interviews by artists of the African Diaspora who are based in New York. 

Announcing the Winner of Our Biennial Poetry Contest
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We are very please to announce the winning poet, selected by Dawn Lundy Martin

Fellowship and Residency Compilation: Summer 2018
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Introducing a new quarterly roundup of fellowships, residencies, and more currently accepting applications.

BOMB’s Biennial Poetry Contest
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Each year BOMB hosts a literary contest to recognize the talents of an emerging writer, selected by a distinguished guest judge in the field.

Fall Arts Preview
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Upcoming shows, retrospectives, and museum openings highlighted by Maika Pollack, Ratik Asokan, Alex Zafiris, Gideon Jacobs, Michael Barron, Wendy Vogel, Zack Hatfield, and Legacy Russell

Fall Books Preview
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New titles and reissues highlighted by Justin Taylor, Chelsea Hodson, Paul La Farge, Emmalea Russo, Alexandra Kleeman, Ted Dodson, Dan Sheehan, Kristen Radtke, Daniel Saldaña París, Marjorie Welish, Tobias Carroll, Jonathan Lee, Scott Esposito, and Lauren LeBlanc

Announcing the Winner of BOMB’s 2017 Fiction Contest
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It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner, Kristen Gleason, whose work was selected by novelist Paul La Farge.

BOMB’s Biennial Fiction Contest 2017
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Our fiction contest returns. We are pleased to announce guest judge Paul La Farge, author of The Night Ocean. His recently published novel has received near universal praise; Gary Shteyngart calls it “the best novel of the year, almost any year.”

Klaus Kertess (1940–2016)
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What I loved most about Klaus was his old-world elegance. 

Spring Books Preview
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Recent and forthcoming highlights selected by Justin Taylor, John Keene, Albert Mobilio, Dawn Lundy Martin, Alan Gilbert, Ken Chen, Ander Monson, Chelsea Hodson, and Lawrence Giffin.

BOMB’s Biennial Fiction Contest
Looking Back on 2014 #6
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Selections by Mónica de la Torre, Matias Piñeiro, Hannah Holden, Sabine Russ, and Lisa Robertson.

Looking Back at 2014 #5
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Selections by Deana Lawson, C. Spencer Yeh, Andrew Bourne, Orit Gat, Clinton Krute, and Brian Evenson.

Looking Back on 2014 #4
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Selections by Kate Valk, Andrew Lampert, Tan Lin, Mary-Ann Monforton, and Ryan Chapman.

Looking Back on 2014 #3
Vision Orange

Selections by Nate Wooley, Laida Lertxundi, and Sarah Gerard.

Looking Back on 2014 #2
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Selections by Chris Kraus, Alan Licht, and Kelly Copper.

Looking Back on 2014
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Selections by Ben Lerner, Jen Rosenblit, and Stanley Whitney.

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Sarah Charlesworth
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We deeply regret the sudden passing of Sarah Charlesworth, our co-founder and dear friend whose artwork and design graced BOMB’s very first cover and who has been a contributing editor ever since the magazine’s founding in 1981.

BOMBlog Editors’ Picks 2012
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Here are some of our favorite articles from 2012, in a completely random order and selected rapidly and under pressure. Many of our favorites no doubt slipped through the cracks and, as such, are lost forever. Sike! Happy New Year!

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