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Writing to give back: Q&A with poet Kailah Peters

Kailah Peters (KP) is a poet and storyteller who has migrated north to study public relations and creative writing. She describes her poetry as a confession her soul makes to her mind. Her imaginative and poignant style questions identity, human connection, and social order. For the full breadth of her work and passions, visit www.KPPETERS.weebly.com. KP’s poem […]

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Writing from the heart, shaping it into art: How memoir evolves into prose

In honor of Valentine’s Day and the end of Desirée Magney’s tenure as publisher of the Little Patuxent Review, we’re republishing her advice to memoir writers. There’s still time to submit your own memoir or personal essay to LPR–we’re accepting submissions through March 1. LPR’s publisher, Desirée Magney, offers some insight on writing narrative and […]

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Welcome LPR's new publisher: Q&A with Kellyn Mahan

The Little Patuxent Review is thrilled to welcome Kellyn Mahan as our new publisher. Kellyn first came to LPR through a literary event in Columbia, Maryland, and was so impressed with the journal’s content that she became a subscriber. Two years later, she’s jumping in as our new publisher. Kellyn currently lives in Bethesda, Maryland, […]

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Scenes from the Winter 2020 issue launch

January 19 marked the official launch of the Winter 2020 issue of the Little Patuxent Review. Contributors to the issue shared their work in front of a packed room at Oliver’s Carriage House in Columbia, Maryland. Enjoy photos from the launch, and don’t forget to pick up an issue for yourself! Many thanks to Donald […]

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