11.21.2012

One More Category for the Winter Issue - and a Lot of Other “C” Words

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

See this visual prompt? The title of this photo by Michael Whalen is "Landing." Did it set the cogs and gears of your mind in motion? Excellent. Submit your response in the "Prompt Response" category at the Submit link. You have a lot of leeway, and we're eager to… Read more »

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11.13.2012

Three New Collections from John F. Buckley and Martin Ott

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Publication news from BR contributor John F. Buckley: When novice poet John F. Buckley decided to Google his college buddy Martin Ott, he was stunned to discover that his friend was not only a novelist and screenwriter, but also a Pushcart-nominated poet. After Buckley recovered, he sent Ott two… Read more »

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10.26.2012

Announcing Final Judge for Winter Contest: Bruce A. Jacobs

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Announcing the final judge for our winter contest: Bruce A. Jacobs Contest deadline is November 30. Theme is "Destination." Click the "Submit" button on the Submission Guidelines page for more information. Bruce A. Jacobs is a poet, a nonfiction author, a working jazz drummer, and an improving saxophonist. He… Read more »

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9.18.2012

Michael Salcman to Participate in Science Café Reading and Discussion

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Michael Salcman, Little Patuxent Review Consulting Editor for Art, and Baltimore Review poetry editor, will give a joint poetry reading with Myra Sklarew on the topic of Science and Technology. Their reading will be followed by a panel discussion with brief readings by other poets and writers. This event… Read more »

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9.18.2012

Worth Repeating: Maggot by Paul Muldoon

by Kelsey Osgood

The following review of the (then) forthcoming Maggot by Paul Muldoon was accepted by The Baltimore Review in 2010, prior to our re-launch, and is quoted at http://www.paulmuldoon.net/news.php4 . We think it's worth repeating. - Barbara Westwood Diehl, Senior Editor Upon revisiting this review, I'm reminded –– somewhat unhappily… Read more »

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9.6.2012

Baltimore Book Festival

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

  Be sure to stop by our booth at the Baltimore Book Festival, held September 28-30, 2012! We'll be sharing a booth with Washington Writers Publishing House, and we think you'll like the WWPH folks, too. Hang out and chat with us. We love shmoozing with fellow writers and… Read more »

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8.20.2012

“We’re Wide Open to Ideas” - Interview in The Review Review

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Thanks to Lisa Mecham and Becky Tuch for including this interview in The Review Review. http://thereviewreview.net/interviews Many, many interviews at this site that writers should enjoy reading, as well as tips, reviews, classified, and more. Check it out.

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8.14.2012

The Literary Commute: Celebrating Beltway Poetry Quarterly and The Baltimore Review

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

In a first-ever joint project The Baltimore Review and the Beltway Poetry Quarterly come together to host some of the best regional talent in the I-495 Corridor. The two online journals will co-sponsor an afternoon of readings from featured authors to highlight the importance of literary partnership and to… Read more »

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8.11.2012

On Prose Poems, Race, and Chimera

by Kathleen Hellen

The behavior of the prose poem, its fearful mixing, I wear like skin. Look, and you can see that I am strange mixture: part Asian, part Western. I am the compression of these two, the repetition of parts and their fragmentation. No wonder then the form has seized my… Read more »

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8.6.2012

100-Word Challenge: Call for Prose Poems/Micro Fiction

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Readers, you'll note that we have included five Visuals inspired by our "Heat" theme. The challenge: Respond to any of these images that spark something in you. How? Write a 100-word prose poem or micro fiction. 100 words only. Really. Not one word more. Not one word less. Email… Read more »

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