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 […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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. […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

Celebrating Steven Leyva’s new poetry collection

Anyone who has been involved in the Little Patuxent Review in the past several years knows Steven Leyva. He has been the journal’s editor and fiercest advocate. Steven recently stepped down as LPR‘s editor after seven years, and we’ll miss him very much. But now he has more time to promote his new poetry collection, […]

Read More…