Staff Pick: Ben Cricchi on the streets of Baltimore

George Clack serves on the Board of Directors for the Little Patuxent Review. In this post, he shares her staff pick from the Winter 2020 issue, Ann Bracken’s interview with photographer Ben Cricchi. “A picture is a secret about a secret,” the great photographer Diane Arbus once said. “The more it tells you the less you […]

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Update: Summer 2020 issue launch

Like everyone, we’ve been carefully watching developments with the novel coronavirus and thinking about how they’ll affect plans for the launch of our Summer 2020 issue. The safety of our contributors, staff, and community is our highest priority, so we’ve decided to postpone our in-person launch reading for now. Instead, we’ll be venturing into new […]

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“The small moments that matter”: Q&A with Anthony Moll

Anthony Moll is a longtime member of the Little Patuxent Review community. I caught up with Anthony this week about their new manuscript, eco-poetry, and poetry in the midst of a pandemic. Q: At the LPR reading in September you shared some pieces from your manuscript You Cannot Save Here, about the end of the world. You […]

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Our favorite environmental writers

April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and, while there’s so much else going on in the world right now, I wanted to take a minute to recognize the writers who make us feel more connected to the natural world and inspire us to protect it. Fiction and poetry are powerful tools in […]

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Cherry blossoms against a blue sky

Eight ways to celebrate National Poetry Month virtually

Spring has come to Columbia, Maryland, and we should all be out enjoying the warmer weather, soaking in the beautiful blossoms that have sprung up around the region, and enjoying the many live events that were scheduled to mark National Poetry Month. Instead, we’re staying inside, maybe going for a safely distant walk every now […]

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