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Welcome LPR’s new publisher: Q&A with Kellyn Mahan

The Little Patuxent Review is thrilled to welcome Kellyn Mahan as our new publisher. Kellyn first came to LPR through a literary event in Columbia, Maryland, and was so impressed with the journal’s content that she became a subscriber. Two years later, she’s jumping in as our new publisher. Kellyn currently lives in Bethesda, Maryland, […]

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A Very Fond Farewell to LPR Board Member Truth Thomas

Truth Thomas is a true triple threat—a poet, musician, and publisher—and for the past several years he has been an integral part of the Little Patuxent Review family, serving as both a guest editor and a member of the Board. If you’ve interacted with Truth, you’ve seen the sincerity and heart that he brings to everything he […]

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Make Believe as Metaphor

This post was originally published on June 1, 2011. It’s being re-shared as part of LPR’s 10th Anniversary. Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention caught flak–and a great deal of attention–for running a disaster-preparedness campaign for the Zombie Apocalypse. If you are ready for Zombies, the CDC suggests, you are ready for […]

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Book Review: Meg Eden’s A Week With Beijing

I’ve never been to Beijing, so Meg Eden’s invitation to take a trip there via poetry was exciting. My exposure to Eden’s poetry, particularly her collection The Girl Who Came Back (which draws heavily on the Enchanted Forest, a dilapidated abandoned amusement park in Ellicott City) made me feel confident that even in a foreign land she would guide […]

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Interview with Danuta Kosk-Kosicka

Prolific LPR contributor Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka has two books being published. The first, Face Half-Illuminated, includes sixteen original poems and Kosk-Kosicka’s translations of sixteen poems by her mother, Polish poet Lidia Kosk. Apprentice House published the book just this week, and it’s available on their site as well as Barnes & Noble. In April, CityLit Press releases […]

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