Celebrating Steven Leyva’s new poetry collection

Anyone who has been involved in the Little Patuxent Review in the past several years knows Steven Leyva. He has been the journal’s editor and fiercest advocate. Steven recently stepped down as LPR‘s editor after seven years, and we’ll miss him very much. But now he has more time to promote his new poetry collection, […]

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Meet our contributors: Q&A with David Gavin

Anyone who watched our Summer 2020 issue launch was lucky enough to hear David Gavin read his essay “1959, Galway Races.” In the piece, David, who writes nonfiction, fiction, and poetry, brings the audience to the home where he grew up in Galway, Ireland for a very memorable few days. David was kind enough to […]

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Dan Crawley talks book deals and submitting fiction

LPR wouldn’t exist without the incredible team of readers who help select the pieces we publish in each issue. One of our fiction readers, Dan Crawley, recently learned that his short story collection, The Wind, It Swirls, has been picked up for publication by Cowboy Jamboree Press! To celebrate, Dan shared some thoughts about his […]

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Meet our contributors: Q&A with Shawn Rubenfeld

Shawn Rubenfeld’s fiction has appeared in such places as Permafrost, Columbia Journal, and Portland Review. He has a Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he is currently a lecturer. His first novel, The Eggplant Curse & the Warp Zone, is forthcoming in 2021 from 7.13 books. Shawn’s story “Moses […]

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Man in hiking clothes standing on top of a rock, looking out over mountains

Concerning Craft: Five writing archetypes

Kelechi Nwankwoala is a junior studying creative writing and molecular biology at Johns Hopkins University. His work has been published in the Apprentice Writer, Crooked Teeth Magazine, and J-magazine. He hopes to one day have a burrow of his own. Kelechi’s poem “2019 Unrest” appears in our Summer 2020 issue and was a finalist in […]

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