Celebrating Ann Bracken’s New Poetry Collection

Longtime LPR readers have enjoyed numerous pieces over the years by Ms. Bracken in our journal and online. That is why I’m so pleased to announce the publication of her new collection of poems, Once You’re Inside: Poems Exploring Incarceration. If you purchase the book through her website, five dollars of each purchase will be […]

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Open Call for Submissions!

Toni Morrison at her writing desk I’m very pleased to inform you that our submission window is open for our January 2022 issue! For more information, please see visit our submission guidelines. The deadline closes on October 24, 2021!

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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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Meet Our Contributors: Q&A with .chisaraokwu.

“Storm Over Biafra,” by Ben Enwonwu, 1972. .chisaraokwu. (she/her) is an Igbo American actor, poet, and healthcare futurist. Her work has appeared in many journals, including Glass, Berkeley Poetry Review, Midnight & Indigo, Cutthroat, the New England Journal of Medicine and Obsidian. She has been awarded fellowships and writing residencies in the US and in Italy, including […]

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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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