8.27.2015

Still Summer:  Stories, Essays, Poems

by Holly Sneeringer

    Photo: http://baltimorereview.org/index.php/summer_2012/contributor/jon-lance-bacon . by Jon Lance Bacon --a visual prompt for our Summer 2012 issue)   As schools and classrooms begin to fill up and our summer days are waning, here our some of our editors’ picks to help us all linger a little longer.     From Barbara… Read more »

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8.7.2015

With best wishes, Aleksandar Hemon

by Bobbi Nicotera

Not long after receiving my MA in writing from Johns Hopkins University, my favorite living author, the writer who had been such a huge influence on my work during grad school, Aleksandar Hemon, was giving a reading in Manhattan. I reacted to the news of this event like a… Read more »

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8.5.2015

Writing Boot Camp

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Writers! Have you ever mused at the mystery of what makes editors tick, or why they publish the work they do? Have you longed for personalized feedback from the people making the decisions? Now is your chance! Baltimore’s premier literary journal, The Baltimore Review, which publishes fiction, poetry, and… Read more »

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8.3.2015

Seven Scenes for Fiction Writers, Vol. 2

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Seven Scenes for Fiction Writers, Vol. 2   A Project of The Baltimore Review Seven Scenes for Fiction Writers is a one-week (+) opportunity for writers to practice writing vivid scenes and to give and receive structured feedback on a user-friendly learning platform. Each day beginning Saturday, August 22,… Read more »

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7.17.2015

How do we make writing workshops, well, work?

by Amanda Fiore

Writing is a solitary activity, and let’s face it: as writers, with our noses buried in our elaborately created worlds, it is easy to be imbued with a false sense of arrogance about our work. Yes, I said it. Writers are arrogant.  Now, don’t get me wrong: I’m not… Read more »

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7.16.2015

Congratulations, Summer Contest Winners!

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Congratulations to the winners of our summer contest! The theme for our contest was "Crime," and I think you'll find the theme used in fresh ways by our contest winners, as well as a number of other contributors to this issue. You'll meet quite a range of characters set… Read more »

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7.10.2015

Seven Scenes for Fiction Writers! We’re Road-testing a One-Week Workshop

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

We would like a group of writers to road-test a one-week online workshop for us. Only $21. Seven Scenes for Fiction Writers! A Project of The Baltimore Review Seven Scenes for Fiction Writers is a one-week opportunity for writers to practice writing vivid scenes and to give and receive… Read more »

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6.7.2015

Books on Our Nightstands, Unedited (Part 2)

by Holly Morse-Ellington

We called upon our editors to share the stacks of reading material on their nightstands with this directive: Please don't edit or weed out guilty pleasure books and beach reads—unless they're REALLY guilty reads. Here’s a compilation of what we’re actually reading, or at least dreaming of reading when… Read more »

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6.3.2015

Million Writers Nomination Time

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Million Writers nominations time. Don't see a deadline on the site, but an email I received mentioned mid-August. But no point in waiting, right? Go ahead and nominate. See instructions on the storySouth website.  http://www.storysouth.com/millionwriters.html    

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6.2.2015

Books on Our Nightstands, Unedited (Part 1)

by Holly Morse-Ellington

We called upon our editors to share the stacks of reading material on their nightstands with this directive: Please don't edit or weed out guilty pleasure books and beach reads—unless they're REALLY guilty reads. Here’s a compilation of what we’re actually reading, or at least dreaming of reading when… Read more »

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