Arts Week: The Literary Magazine Dissecting Health And Healing : Short Wave New York's Bellevue Hospital is the oldest public hospital in the country, serving patients from all walks of life. It's also the home of a literary magazine, the Bellevue Literary Review, which is now more than 20 years old. In today's encore episode, NPR arts correspondent Neda Ulaby tells Emily how one doctor at Bellevue Hospital decided a literary magazine is essential to both science and healing.

As always, you can reach the show by emailing ShortWave@NPR.org.

Arts Week: The Literary Magazine Dissecting Health And Healing

Arts Week: The Literary Magazine Dissecting Health And Healing

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New York's Bellevue Hospital is the oldest public hospital in the country, serving patients from all walks of life. It's also the home of a literary magazine, the Bellevue Literary Review, which is now more than 20 years old. In today's encore episode, NPR arts correspondent Neda Ulaby tells Emily how one doctor at Bellevue Hospital decided a literary magazine is essential to both science and healing.

As always, you can reach the show by emailing ShortWave@NPR.org.

This episode was produced by Thomas Lu, edited by Sara Sarasohn, and fact-checked by Margaret Cirino. The audio engineer for this episode was Neil Tevault.