6.1.2015

We Have Our Work Cut Out for Us

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

A record set for Baltimore Review submissions today. 102 received in one day, May 31, the last day of our submission period. During this submission period (Feb. 1 - May 31), we received a total of 2,567 submissions. Our submission periods are Feb. 1 - May 31 and August… Read more »

0 Comments
5.12.2015

Garden Stories

by Holly Sneeringer

This time of year I am inspired by garden stories—both real and imagined. As I write, my magnolia tree is in full bloom outside my window.  Its pink and white blossoms have opened into breathtaking clusters like delicate tiny teacups.  But, in the blink of an eye, the petals… Read more »

0 Comments
5.11.2015

One-Day Writing Retreat at the Creative Alliance

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Looking for some inspiration? Come spend the day with Writer in Residence and Baltimore Review Editor, Amanda Fiore, in her one-day writing and reading workshop at the Creative Alliance: Saturday, May 30th, from 11am - 4:30pm. Leave with some insight into what gets published, and the kernel of a… Read more »

0 Comments
5.4.2015

A Few Words of Advice from Visitors to Our CityLit Table

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Thanks for everyone who came to the CityLit event at the beautiful Pratt Library in Baltimore on May 2! And a huge thanks to Gregg WIlhelm and everyone who volunteered their time and energy. A lot of work went into this event, I know. At the BR table, we… Read more »

0 Comments
5.1.2015

Book Chat on Belvedere Square with Author Nancy Murray

by Holly Morse-Ellington

Nancy Murray has an MFA in Creative Writing and the Publishing Arts from University of Baltimore. In addition to her creative writing, she is a theater director and a playwright whose work has enjoyed full productions at Fells Point Corner Theater, Silver Spring Stage, and the Montgomery County One Act… Read more »

0 Comments
4.26.2015

Herzog’s 4000 Miles Connects with a Baltimore Audience

by Holly Morse-Ellington

The award-winning play by Amy Herzog, 4000 Miles, is a writer's kind of play. Recipient of a Pulitzer Prize nomination and winner of the 2012 Obie Award for Best New American Play, the play unfolds in a Greenwich Village apartment where Leo, who's suffered an unexpected loss during a… Read more »

0 Comments
4.9.2015

Our Spring 2015 Issue is Live!

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

Our spring 2015 issue is live! A big thanks to our contributors, to the BR editors, to our very patient webmaster, and to all our readers! I hope that everyone will enjoy the poems, short stories, and creative nonfiction in the issue. This work, as well as the work… Read more »

0 Comments
3.22.2015

Summer Contest - Crime Theme

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

  The theme for The Baltimore Review’s summer 2015 contest is Crime. Why? You may have been the victim of a crime. You may have committed a crime. Maybe a petty crime. That lipstick in Woolworth's you slipped into your pocket back in 7th grade. Petty. But still a crime. … Read more »

0 Comments
2.1.2015

The New Submission Period Has Begun

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

We are now open for our current reading period, February 1 through May 31. So send us your best! If you still have work in the system from our last submission period, know that we haven't forgotten you. We had a very large submissions to read, but we're working… Read more »

0 Comments
1.21.2015

The Winter 2015 Issue is Live!

by Barbara Westwood Diehl

The editors are pleased to present the winter 2015 issue. There are a few inches of snow on the ground right now in Baltimore. A good day to launch a winter issue, and a good day to curl up in a comfortable chair, with a cup of tea or… Read more »

0 Comments