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Announcing the Winner of BOMB’s 2019 Fiction Contest
Contest 2019

We are thrilled to announce BOMB’s 2019 Fiction Contest winner, Alexandra Gauss, whose work was selected by the writer and artist Renee Gladman.

Announcing BOMB’s 2019 Performing Arts Fellow
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The Performing Arts Fellowship is a one-year editorial fellowship.

Fellowships and Residencies Summer 2019
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Our quarterly roundup of multidisciplinary fellowships, residencies, and prizes currently accepting applications.

2019 BOMB Auction
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BOMB Gala & Auction: Last Call

For inquiries or to make an offer, contact Lora Evinger at or 718-636-9100 x110

BOMB’s 38th Anniversary Gala & Auction Photos

BOMB’s 38th Anniversary was held at Capitale on April 30, 2019, honoring Sam Gilliam, Adam Pendleton, and Donna De Salvo. Toasters Jay Sanders, Adrienne Edwards, and Jonathan Binstock delivered moving tributes to the honorees. BOMB ended the evening by saluting Agnes Gund, Catherine Gund, and Helena Huang of the Art for Justice Fund. A special thank you to co-chairs, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Fairfax Dorn & Marc Glimcher, David Kordansky, and Eva Presenhuber, as well as honorary chairs, Anna Deavere Smith, Lowery Stokes Sims, and Lynne Tillman.

Fellowships and Residencies Winter 2019
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Our quarterly roundup of fellowships, residencies, and prizes. 

Fellowship and Residencies Fall 2018
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Our quarterly roundup of fellowships, residencies, and prizes accepting applications.

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
Contest 2018

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
Kristen Gleason

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.

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