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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Writing from the heart, shaping it into art: How memoir evolves into prose

In honor of Valentine’s Day and the end of Desirée Magney’s tenure as publisher of the Little Patuxent Review, we’re republishing her advice to memoir writers. There’s still time to submit your own memoir or personal essay to LPR–we’re accepting submissions through March 1. LPR’s publisher, Desirée Magney, offers some insight on writing narrative and […]

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Concerning Craft: Five Ways of Considering Craft

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 poet and essayist, Steven Coughlin, whose flash fiction “The Next 32 Years” will appear in our upcoming Summer 2015 Issue. Steven is an Assistant Professor of English at […]

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