Little Patuxent Review maintains an active presence in the Baltimore-Washington area. Events include the Salon Series and launch readings as well as special events and more.

Little Patuxent Review (LPR) will host its annual reading at The Writer’s Center on Saturday, March 17th from 2:00 – 4:00 PM.  We will feature artists from our Winter 2018 issue, including poets of the Black Ladies Brunch Collective (BLBC) and other readers of fiction and nonfiction. View the work of our featured artist, Paul Rucker. Join us for this exciting event and the opportunity to meet the authors, as well as editors and other staff of LPR. Refreshments will follow to start your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations early.

Launch Readings

We celebrate the publication of each biannual print issue with a reading that is free and open to the public. Audience members can meet the contributors, purchase copies of LPR, and enjoy light refreshments. Dates are posted on the calendar below as they are finalized.

Summer 2018 Issue: Launch on June 3, 2018

The winter 2018 issue launch featured readings of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, a presentation of the Michael J. Clark Best of LPR Fiction Award, and a video presentation by artist Paul Rucker. Readers included Katy Day (poetry), Edgar Garbelotto (fiction), and Aspen Stoddard (nonfiction), as well as members of the Black Ladies Brunch Collective. The complete program is available at this link.

Salon Series

Salon Series Information

For the past several years, Little Patuxent Review has partnered with the Columbia Art Center to present a free Salon Series featuring a broad range of local artists, writers, musicians, crafts-folk and other specialists.

Salon Series events are held monthly at 7:00 PM on Mondays from September through May at the Columbia Art Center, located at 6100 Foreland Garth in the village of Long Reach in Columbia, Maryland.

Speakers discuss aspects of their work and their process as artists developing material. Often they hold workshops or demonstrations, engaging the audience to participate and gain greater insight into the experience.

Register by calling 410-730-0075 or purchase your ticket at the event.
(Note: Advanced registration is preferable, but not required.)
Columbia Art Center
6100 Foreland Garth
Columbia, MD 21045
(just minutes from Routes 175 and 100.)

For additional information, contact the Columbia Art Center at 410-730-0075 or by e-mail at


Special Events

Little Patuxent Review takes part in a number of regional events each year, such as City Lit, a reading at The Writer’s Center, Baltimore Book Festival and more. Bookmark our calendar for the latest information.

If your organization would like to include LPR in an event, use the following form: