Black Lives Matter

The Little Patuxent Review stands in solidarity with the Black community and with protests against white supremacy and police brutality. We are against the systemic evil of racism and oppression in all its forms. Literary journals like ours are in a unique position to be able to provide a platform to writers from all backgrounds and stages […]

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“The small moments that matter”: Q&A with Anthony Moll

Anthony Moll is a longtime member of the Little Patuxent Review community. I caught up with Anthony this week about their new manuscript, eco-poetry, and poetry in the midst of a pandemic. Q: At the LPR reading in September you shared some pieces from your manuscript You Cannot Save Here, about the end of the world. You […]

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Pushcart Prize Nominee: Kat Hellen

Along with publishing emerging writers, one of the public roles and great pleasures of an independent, small literary journal is to nominate individual poems, essays, and stories for awards like the Pushcart Prize. This is one more way to say “thank you,” to the hard working writers, without whom LPR wouldn’t exist. These nominations also […]

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A Tribute to Lucille Clifton

Lucille Clifton lived in Columbia, Maryland, where Little Patuxent Review is published. In 1979, Lucille became the second woman and first African-American to serve as Poet Laureate of Maryland. In 1988, she was a Pulitzer Prize in Poetry finalist for Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir 1969-1980 and Next: New Poems. In 2000, she received the National Book Foundation Poetry Award for Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems, 1988-2000. […]

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