Meet Our Contributors: Q&A with Ann Bracken

Veteran writer and frequent LPR contributor Ann Bracken returns with an arresting memoir titled Crash: A Memoir of Overmedication and Recovery. She is the author of three collections and co-facilitates the Wilde Readings Poetry Series in Columbia, Maryland.  She volunteers as a correspondent for the Justice Arts Coalition, exchanging letters with incarcerated people to foster their […]

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Five Great Books for the Holiday Season

Whether you’re looking to gift a book or pack a few for traveling, here are some great ones to finish off the year! *Art by Cy Twombly, Part of The Four Seasons Dinosaurs by Lydia Millet The latest from novelist, short story writer and author of A Children’s Bible (2020). I became a fan of Millet’s after reading […]

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Review: Karina Borowicz’s, Rosetta

In this, her latest collection, former LPR contributor Karina Borowicz considers the role of place, of home and of our connection to the natural world. Rosetta is the third collection of poetry by this author, and surely it’s suited to our current times, even as the warm weather rolls in and vaccines hit arms (well, some […]

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Review: Jessica Fordham Kidd’s “Bad Jamie”

I just got in from a bit of New Year’s forest bathing, and while meandering through the trees I couldn’t stop thinking about the images and characters in Jessica Fordham Kidd’s debut poetry collection, Bad Jamie. Longtime Little Patuxent Review readers may remember Bad Jamie from Kidd’s poem “Ye Gethsemane” in our Summer 2016 issue. […]

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Review: “Raising King” by Joseph Ross

I have a confession: I was meant to write this review of Raising King in September. Time got away from me in this bizarre, pandemic isolation vortex we all find ourselves in, but in all honesty, I’m gad I waited to read this collection. Is there a more appropriate time for Joseph Ross’ manuscript than […]

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