Dan Crawley talks book deals and submitting fiction

LPR wouldn’t exist without the incredible team of readers who help select the pieces we publish in each issue. One of our fiction readers, Dan Crawley, recently learned that his short story collection, The Wind, It Swirls, has been picked up for publication by Cowboy Jamboree Press! To celebrate, Dan shared some thoughts about his […]

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Concerning Craft: Five writing archetypes

Kelechi Nwankwoala is a junior studying creative writing and molecular biology at Johns Hopkins University. His work has been published in the Apprentice Writer, Crooked Teeth Magazine, and J-magazine. He hopes to one day have a burrow of his own. Kelechi’s poem “2019 Unrest” appears in our Summer 2020 issue and was a finalist in […]

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“Someone loves us all”: Q&A with Meg Eden

Meg Eden’s work is published or forthcoming in magazines including Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Crab Orchard Review, RHINO and CV2. She teaches creative writing at Anne Arundel Community College. She is the author of five poetry chapbooks, the novel Post-High School Reality Quest (2017), and the poetry collection Drowning in the Floating World (2020). She runs […]

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“Throwing pretty flowers into flood waters”: Q&A with Craig Finlay

Craig Finlay is a poet and librarian living in Oklahoma. His poems have appeared in numerous publications, most recently Coast/ noCoast, Obra/Artifact, Seven CirclePress, mutiny!, and Levee. His first book, The Very Small Mammoths of Wrangel Island, is being released in 2020 by Urban Farmhouse Press. Craig’s poem “Exercises in Interdisciplinary Biological Care” appears in […]

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Concerning Craft: Finding another way into the experience

Susan Okie is a poet, physician, and former Washington Post medical reporter. She received her MFA in poetry from Warren Wilson College in 2014. Her chapbook, Let You Fly, was a finalist in Finishing Line Press’ New Women’s Voices Contest and was published in 2018. Her work has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Prairie Schooner, and […]

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