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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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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Concerning Craft: LPR in the Classroom

Professors Tara Hart, Sylvia Lee and William Lowe on The Little Patuxent Review as required text in creative writing courses ~ Since 2014, Howard Community College’s creative writing courses (HUMN-100 and HUMN-200) have been using current issues of the Little Patuxent Review as their required course text. Because book order deadlines occur well ahead of issue launch […]

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Concerning Craft: Poetry and the Promise of Resurrection

Safe in their Alabaster Chambers · Emily Dickinson Jenny Hykes Jiang’s poetry has appeared in Arts & Letters, Caesura, Tule Review and elsewhere. Raised in rural Iowa, she has taught English as a Second Language literacy skills in Asia and in several regions of the United States. Currently, she lives with her husband and three […]

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Spotlight on Alicia Mountain

“Writing comes out of this life lived, the sensory details, the doubt, the microwaved dinner, the weight of your jacket, the joy, the car payment, the lonely shower, the movement of your body. Everything you do away from your notebook or keyboard is writing. Even if it fills months or years, you can make use […]

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