Issue 21: Winter 2017 – Prison

The Winter 2017 issue of the Little Patuxent Review launched on January 27 with a reading and reception at Oliver’s Carriage House in Columbia, Maryland.

Several contributing writers attended to read their work. Videos of the all the readings are available on our YouTube page.

Take a look at the line-up of fantastic contributors below, and order your copy. Please note that annual subscriptions are also available.

Table of Contents


Peter Marcus — Black Light for Etheridge Knight
Jim Reese — Yoga on Death Row
James Croal Jackson — Plane Delay
Asnia Asim — Waterboard
Meg Eden — I Visit My Grandfather
Kendra Kopelke — The Wind Makes It Impossible
Holly Day — The Storm
Maceo J. Whitaker — Abe Lincoln Double Feature
Shirley J. Brewer — I Am Marilyn Monroe’s Lipstick
Ann Quinn — To Be Opened
Leona Sevick — Virginia Is for Lovers
Gretchen Primack — Ingrid (Visiting Room)
Anthony “Akewi” Barnes — Me and My Younger Self
Sean Denmark — May 29, Santo Domingo
John Willson — Ruhen
Michael Mark — Schmattas
John Walser — Andromache in Bed


Lania D’Agostino


Cynthia Greer — Runaway
Sondra Claire — Missing
Stephanie Gibson — A Space Redeemed


Beth Gilstrap — Fly the Car to Mars
Sean Prentiss — What I Know about Quantum Mechanics (the Uncertainty Principle)
Mao Xiang — Merely Barely Hardly Herely
Jeremy J. Kamps — Locked Out
Carol Solomon — Mother’s Day
Terry Sanville — Simple Things


Susan Thornton Hobby — An Interview with Chris Abani
Stephanie Gibson– A Space Redeemed: A Conversation between Stephanie Gibson and Marietta Jaeger
Ann Bracken — An Interview with Betty May


Tim Singleton — Transformation and Compassion in the Work of Lania D’Agostino