Spotlight on Ellicott City

HoCoPoLitSo is pulling together a collection of poems related to Ellicott City and its history to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the founding of the mill town. A printed booklet featuring the collection will be distributed for free at upcoming celebrations, and poetry posters are being produced for the windows of Main Street. A reading […]

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Celebrating Ann Bracken’s New Poetry Collection

Longtime LPR readers have enjoyed numerous pieces over the years by Ms. Bracken in our journal and online. That is why I’m so pleased to announce the publication of her new collection of poems, Once You’re Inside: Poems Exploring Incarceration. If you purchase the book through her website, five dollars of each purchase will be […]

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Meet Our New Nonfiction Editor: Q&A with Gabriella Souza

Gabriella Souza, our new nonfiction editor, lives and works as a writer and editor in Baltimore. She received the 2021 Carlisle Family Scholarship from the Community Writers and won the 2020 San Miguel Writers’ Conference Writing Contest. She recently completed the MFA program at Antioch University in Los Angeles, where she received an Eloise Klein […]

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10 Great Books for September

As temperatures slowly cool and days grow shorter, reading can become a necessary pastime, an act of mending the mind after the long, hot days of summer. Here are some lovely new books hitting shelves this month, certain to inspire. THE MATRIX: A Novel BY LAUREN GROFF The fourth novel by the celebrated writer is […]

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