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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2.7.2017

Best of the Net Poetry Winner - Sarah Giragosian

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Congratulations to Sarah Giragosian on winning a "Best of the Net" award for her poem "Family History"! Congratulations, too, to all the winners and finalists. And a big thanks to Sundress Publications.

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1.30.2017

Welcome to Our Winter Issue

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Welcome to our Winter 2017 issue! This issue includes our contest winners, as well as thirteen other works—a mix of poems, short stories, and creative nonfiction. Please relax, sit back, and take some time to read this issue. Listen to the recordings, too. There are poems, stories, and essays… Read more »

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1.15.2017

Thoughts from the Casting Chair

by Jake Weber

Things I’ve learned in a month of reading for a literary journal, written the day after watching La-La Land. If you submit to a lot of literary journals, you’re probably familiar with the advice to regularly read the journals to which you’re submitting work. You probably also realize that… Read more »

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1.6.2017

First Year of Primary Care Practice

by Margaret Adams

A post in our Milestones series from past contributor Margaret Adams.   During my first week at work in my first job as a nurse practitioner, I had a head cold. I sniffled through my new employee orientation, my eyes and nose running like a faucet, sneezing into the… Read more »

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10.18.2016

Our Wild Places

by Gabe Herron

A post in our Milestones series from past contributor Gabe Herron.   Our best stories have milestones within them, marking out the locations of older meaning, and because of the limitations of language, we've carved out these beautiful symbols that transcend the toolset we've used to shape them. There… Read more »

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