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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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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Meet our contributors: Raquel Gomes

Raquel Gomes writes inspired by her daughter Gabi, who died at the age of 14 from complications from Loeys-Dietz Syndrome, a rare genetic disease. Raquel has a Ph.D. in international development from MIT and is working towards her master’s in writing from the Johns Hopkins University. Her work is forthcoming in Ars Medica.  Raquel’s essay […]

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The Scheherazade Project: Q&A with founder Lisa Leibow

You know how sometimes you hear about a project that really grabs your attention? That’s The Scheherazade Project for me. The brainchild of authors Julia Alvarez and Lisa Leibow, The Scheherazade Project’s #101Nights campaign is lifting up the voices of 101 women writers and artists in the 101 nights leading up to the 2020 election, […]

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