Meet our Contributors: Q&A with Alyssa Cruz

Alyssa Cruz’s electrifying poem “Bedhog” appears in the current edition of LPR. (She/Her) is a Filipina-American poet, born and raised in the suburbs of the Pacific Northwest. Her work has appeared in Bricolage Journal, The Atlanta Review, and Beyond Words, among others. In 2018, Alyssa was awarded the Dan Veach Prize for Younger Poets. She […]

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Winter 2021 Issue Launch

We may not be able to gather in person, but we’re still thrilled to celebrate the launch of our new issue. The Winter 2021 issue features work from fourteen incredible poets, four short stories, five creative nonfiction pieces, and original artwork from photographer s.e.a. The new issue is available in print or as a digital […]

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Concerning Craft: Why I take my poems to critique groups

Lois Marie Harrod’s Spat will be published in May 2021. Her seventeenth collection, Woman, won the 2020 Blue Lyra Prize. Nightmares of the Minor Poet appeared in June 2016 (Five Oaks); her chapbook And She Took the Heart, in January 2016; Fragments from the Biography of Nemesis and How Marlene Mae Longs for Truth (Dancing Girl Press) appeared in 2013. A Dodge poet, she is published in literary journals […]

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Meet our contributors: Q&A with Dallas Crow

Dallas Crow’s poem “Duet in the Third Person” is one of my favorites in our Summer 2020 issue. I love the form and the rhythm, a call-and-answer that depicts the unspooling of a relationship. Recently, Dallas was kind enough to answer some questions about his work. Q: Where did the inspiration for “Duet in the […]

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