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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Book review: Odsburg by Matt Tompkins

When I started reading Odsburg, the new novel by Matt Tompkins (Ooligan Press), the events it portrays seemed, well…odd.Today, though, we could all be in Odsburg. At the very least, it’s a worthwhile trip while you’re social distancing. The novel is a study of the fictional town of Odsburg, Washington by the world’s first (and only) […]

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