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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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LPR’s Literary Roundup

One of the best parts of working on the Little Patuxent Review — in addition to reading the incredible work in the journal — is celebrating the success of our contributors. In the past year, members of the LPR community have published a wonderful, diverse array of poetry, memoir, fiction, and essays. We’ve collected many […]

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Celebrating Contributor Successes: Q&A with Jona Colson

One thing we love at Little Patuxent Review is to celebrate the success of past contributors. Our latest opportunity comes from Jona Colson, whose poem, “The Orange Speaks,” we published in our Winter 2014: Science issue. This poem will be included in Said Through Glass, a poetry collection released on October 15 which won the Jean Feldman […]

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Celebrating Contributor Successes: Q&A with Jay Wamsted

One thing we love at Little Patuxent Review is to celebrate the success of past contributors. Our latest opportunity comes from Jay Wamsted, whose nonfiction, “Walls,” we published in our Summer 2017 issue. The Best American Essays 2018 edition, published this month, named “Walls” as a “Notable” in its collection. Jay is a math teacher in southwest Atlanta, and […]

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