Black Lives Matter

The Little Patuxent Review stands in solidarity with the Black community and with protests against white supremacy and police brutality. We are against the systemic evil of racism and oppression in all its forms. Literary journals like ours are in a unique position to be able to provide a platform to writers from all backgrounds and stages […]

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“Throwing pretty flowers into flood waters”: Q&A with Craig Finlay

Craig Finlay is a poet and librarian living in Oklahoma. His poems have appeared in numerous publications, most recently Coast/ noCoast, Obra/Artifact, Seven CirclePress, mutiny!, and Levee. His first book, The Very Small Mammoths of Wrangel Island, is being released in 2020 by Urban Farmhouse Press. Craig’s poem “Exercises in Interdisciplinary Biological Care” appears in […]

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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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