The Bellingham Review describes it’s mission as “Literature of palpable quality: poems, stories, and essays so beguiling they invite us to touch their essence. The Bellingham Review hungers for a kind of writing that nudges the limits of form, or executes traditional forms exquisitely.”
They are holding a contest for the 2010 49th Parallel Award for Poetry. 1st prize earns $1,000. There is a small entry fee and a few requirements that need to be met – read the details here. The final deadline is March 15th.