Meet our contributors: Q&A with David Gavin

Anyone who watched our Summer 2020 issue launch was lucky enough to hear David Gavin read his essay “1959, Galway Races.” In the piece, David, who writes nonfiction, fiction, and poetry, brings the audience to the home where he grew up in Galway, Ireland for a very memorable few days. David was kind enough to […]

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Meet our contributors: Raquel Gomes

Raquel Gomes writes inspired by her daughter Gabi, who died at the age of 14 from complications from Loeys-Dietz Syndrome, a rare genetic disease. Raquel has a Ph.D. in international development from MIT and is working towards her master’s in writing from the Johns Hopkins University. Her work is forthcoming in Ars Medica.  Raquel’s essay […]

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Close-up photograph of a woman's hand writing on some papers. A notebook and coffee mug litter the table beside her.

Submission period open

The submission period for the Winter 2021 issue of the Little Patuxent Review is now open and will run through October 24, 2020. To submit your work, please follow our submissions guidelines. We look forward to reading your submissions!

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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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Our favorite environmental writers

April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and, while there’s so much else going on in the world right now, I wanted to take a minute to recognize the writers who make us feel more connected to the natural world and inspire us to protect it. Fiction and poetry are powerful tools in […]

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