Summer 2020 Issue Launch

The pandemic may have kept us from gathering in person, but we’re thrilled to celebrate the launch of our newest issue nonetheless. This issue features work from twelve incredible poets, four short stories, four creative nonfiction pieces, and original artwork from Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann. The new issue is available in print or, for the first […]

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Q&A with Dave Eberhardt, 2020 poetry contest winner

Many congratulations to Dave Eberhardt, the winner of the 2020 Enoch Pratt Free Library/ Little Patuxent Review Poetry Contest! Dave’s winning poem, “After ‘Blade Runner 2049’ and Anton Webern ‘Piano Variations’- Op 27 / Ruhig, fliessend,” will be published in the Summer 2020 issue of LPR (out soon!). Dave retired in 2010 from 33 years […]

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Black Lives Matter

The Little Patuxent Review stands in solidarity with the Black community and with protests against white supremacy and police brutality. We are against the systemic evil of racism and oppression in all its forms. Literary journals like ours are in a unique position to be able to provide a platform to writers from all backgrounds and stages […]

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Update: Summer 2020 issue launch

Like everyone, we’ve been carefully watching developments with the novel coronavirus and thinking about how they’ll affect plans for the launch of our Summer 2020 issue. The safety of our contributors, staff, and community is our highest priority, so we’ve decided to postpone our in-person launch reading for now. Instead, we’ll be venturing into new […]

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Cherry blossoms against a blue sky

Eight ways to celebrate National Poetry Month virtually

Spring has come to Columbia, Maryland, and we should all be out enjoying the warmer weather, soaking in the beautiful blossoms that have sprung up around the region, and enjoying the many live events that were scheduled to mark National Poetry Month. Instead, we’re staying inside, maybe going for a safely distant walk every now […]

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