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

In honor of Valentine’s Day and the end of DesirĂ©e 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, DesirĂ©e Magney, offers some insight on writing narrative and […]

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