10.31.2017

Fall 2017 Issue Launched on October 27

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Our fall issue went live on October 27, a treat before Halloween--and zero calories. But you may find a touch of sweetness there. Some scary moments, too. I hope that all our readers enjoy this fine issue. Thanks, everyone!

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10.23.2017

Baltimore Writers’ Conference

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

The Baltimore Review will have a table at the Baltimore Writers' Conference on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Mention that you heard about the conference from The Baltimore Review, and pay the early registration fee through October 30. Honest! I have it in writing. This is always an excellent conference,… Read more »

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8.1.2017

Summer Issue Launched on July 29, 2017

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

The Summer 2017 issue was launched on July 29. We hope that you’ll take some time to click on the poems, short stories, and creative nonfiction here. You may find some of these unforgettable. Honest. You may even want to come back to them for a second read. Maybe… Read more »

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6.3.2017

Thoughts from a White, Male Fiction Editor for Minority Writers

by Jake Weber

It’s no secret that the publishing industry is overwhelmingly white and female.  Our journal here at Baltimore Review is—as anyone who looks at our “staff” link can see—not wildly different. We’re not 78% white and female, but we’re mostly white and majority female. We do have some diversity, and… Read more »

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6.1.2017

Spring Update

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Our spring 2017 issue went live on May 7, 2017. Thanks to all our writers and readers! We hope that you enjoy the spring issue—I think you’ll find some amazing writing in this one—as well as back issues archived on the site. Our February 1 through May 31 submission… Read more »

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4.5.2017

Hello Padura: A Review of Adíos Hemingway

by Holly Morse-Ellington

Adíos Hemingway by Leonardo Padura Fuentes Grove Press pp. #229 ISBN: 978-1-84195-795-1 Release: 2005 Genre: Novel   Baltimore Review editor Holly Morse-Ellington was unfamiliar with the Cuban author Leonardo Padura until she traveled to Havana for a creative nonfiction workshop with Lee Gutkind. As part of their writing retreat,… Read more »

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3.24.2017

Best Small Fictions 2017 - Congratulations to BR Contributor Nick Almeida!

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Congratulations to BR contributor Nick Almeida on having his story "Watchdog" selected for Best Small Fictions 2017! And congratulations to all the winners, finalists, and semi-finalists. Happy to see other BR contributors in the lists. The guest judge for Best Small Fictions 2017 was Amy Hempel. For the complete… Read more »

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2.17.2017

Summer Contest Theme: Monsters

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

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2.13.2017

None of the Above

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Partly because some of you have asked about submitting work that doesn't fit neatly into one of our categories, and partly because I'm really curious to see what will land in the queue: Announcing a new category, "None of the Above": Have something that doesn’t fit neatly into any… Read more »

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2.7.2017

See You at AWP!

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Hope to see all you readers, writers, and editors in DC sometime during the AWP conference, held February 8-11, 2017! Did you know that AWP is celebrating its 50th anniversary? The Baltimore Review will have a table at the Book Fair, February 9-11, 9 am - 5 pm. Be… Read more »

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