I Read, I Think, I Write, I Am: An Interview with Tony Medina

One sunny day last September, poet Truth Thomas, guest editor of our Winter 2012 Social Justice issue, sat down to talk with his mentor and friend Tony Medina on the front porch of the Molly Bannakay House on the grounds of the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum in Oella, Maryland. The interview, which you can view below, […]

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Audacious Ideas: Postcard Life Stories

Audacity defines the best and worst within us. It is boldness or daring, accompanied by confident or arrogant disregard for personal safety, conventional thought or other restrictions. It is also effrontery, insolence or shamelessness. The “Audacious Ideas” essay series celebrates this theme, which serves as the basis of our Summer 2012 print issue. Conventional wisdom […]

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LPR at Five: Who We Are Now

With our tenth publication, the Make Believe issue, we reached our fifth year. Before the launch of the eleventh, the landmark Social Justice issue, we’re pausing to look at what we are, where we’ve been and where we’re going. One of our founders, Brendan Donegan, has written an essay on the origin of our name. Here, we consider the […]

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Meet the Neighbors: The Baltimore Review

A journal like Little Patuxent Review requires a vibrant literary and artistic community to thrive–and even survive. In appreciation of the cultural organizations around us, we present “Meet the Neighbors,” where we provide you with some personal introductions. These are tough times for literary journals. So when I heard the good news that our good […]

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Concerning Craft: Jen Grow

The “Concerning Craft” series introduces Little Patuxent Review contributors, showcases their work and draws back the curtain to reveal a little of what went into producing it. Please meet Jen Grow, the new Prose Editor at the Little Patuxent Review and current Administrator at Art on Purpose, a community arts organization. Her prose has been published in The […]

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