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Posted on October 10, 2018 at 11:29 AM

Bellevue Literary Review, published by the Division of Medical Humanities in NYU Langone’s Department of Medicine, is unique in bringing together the intersection of medicine and literature. To celebrate the publication of the Bellevue Literary Review’s latest issue, on the theme of “Displacement,” editor-in-chief Danielle Ofri hosts an evening of readings by actors from stage and screen.

OCTOBER 30, 2018 AT 6PM
NYU Langone Health
Schwartz Lecture Hall E
550 First Avenue, NYC


Free and open to the public



“Bon Voyage, Charlie,” a story by Dan Pope
“We Knew  A World,” a story by Jennifer Solheim
“Midnight Encounter,” an essay by Mark Zimmerman

“June Bugs” by Prartho Sereno
“In Memoriam, Fanny Imlay (1794-1816)” by Jason Schneiderman
“The Department Store Badger” by Rachel Dragos
“Reasons For Admission (Not Indexed in ICD-10)” by Gaetan Sgro
“Eating Disorder” by Jana-Lee Germaine



Ryan Duncan is a military brat born in MA but moved to NYC from the Washington DC area. He recently appeared on Broadway in Gettin’ the Band Back Together, and before that, Shrek (on Broadway and on Netflix). His off-Broadway credits include Liberty, Altar Boyz (Drama League nomination), Soul Doctor, The Yellow Brick Road, and The Fifth Column. In TV and film, Ryan has appeared in Blue Bloods, He’s With Me, Obits, In Stereo, and I Don’t Believe in That, among others. Ryan works with kids through the non-profit Only Make Believe, and with young playwrights through TDF.

Ingeborg Riedmaier is a South African-German born actress, voice artist, and writer based in New York. She’s best known for her lead role in the indie feature film Expiration and is a proud member of Dirty Little Secrets—a monthly improv show at The Niagara Bar in NYC’s East Village. Recent career highlights include narrating, producing and directing for season one of the podcast Restoration Row and completing narration for the international bestselling romance trilogy Alpha Men written by Natasha Anders.



The Bellevue Literary Review (BLR), published by the Division of Medical Humanities at NYU Langone Health, is a unique literary magazine that publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry about illness, health and healing.  Over the years, the BLR has become a prominent voice in the field of narrative medicine and in the literary magazine community at large, publishing poetry and prose by writers such as Rafael Campo, Edward Hirsch, Amy Hempel, Abraham Verghese, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Cornelius Eady, as well as providing a forum for exciting new authors.




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