Keeping it in the House: The art and necessity of exploring virtue and villainy in our writings about home.

Don’t miss Kiese Laymon’s Masterclass, KEEPING IT IN THE HOUSE: The art and necessity of exploring virtue and villainy in our writings about home. Laymon is the author of the genre-bending novel, Long Division and the essay collection, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. His bestselling memoir, Heavy: An American Memoir, won the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for […]

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The Staggering Resilience of The 1619 Project

Little Patuxent Review and CityLit Project have teamed up to promote the CityLit Festival, which is taking place right now, both in-person and virtually! Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of The 1619 Project and the keynote speaker at this year’s CityLit Festival, will be speaking this weekend in Baltimore! For more information about Nikole Hannah-Jones and the […]

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Concerning Craft: On Keeping a Broom

This month our guest essay is by former LPR contributor Erica Plouffe Lazure whose debut collection of stories, Proof of Me, goes on sale next month. Preorder her book here. *Woman Sweeping, Edouard Vuillard, 1899. ~ One of my Bennington writing teachers likes to say that even the best writers can’t expect to craft brilliant […]

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Meet Our Contributors: Q&A with Saida Agostini

Saida Agostini is a queer Afro-Guyanese poet whose work explores the ways Black individuals harness mythology to enter the fantastic. Her work is featured in Plume, Hobart Pulp, Barrelhouse, Auburn Avenue, amongst others. Saida’s work can be found in several anthologies, including Not Without Our Laughter: Poems of Humor, Sexuality and Joy, The Future of Black, and Plume Poetry 9. She is the […]

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