Check out a new article on the making of Long River Review‘s 20th Anniversary Issue, written by our own Sydney Lauro. It gives wonderful insight on what goes on during the process of making our magazine, and why LRR is such a unique experience for UConn students. http://clas.uconn.edu/2017/06/21/leaving-a-legacy-long-river-review-publishes-20th-edition/ The process for applying to be on… More UConn CLAS Article on the 20th Anniversary Edition of LRR
It’s finally here, and it’s fluorescent. Our 20th Anniversary Issue is now available at the UConn Bookstore. We are so proud of this issue. Keep an eye out for the bright orange cover, and pick up your copy today. Thank you so much to our contributors that made this year’s issue possible.
Take a look at one of our earlier videos from 2017, created by Ben Schultz and starring Creative Nonfiction Panelist, Brandon Marquis. Video by: Benjamin Schultz Get pumped for the Long River Review's 20th Anniversary Edition to be released this April! Posted by Long River Review on Sunday, February 26, 2017
Check out our latest video, a mini behind-the-scenes look at the efforts of the 2017 LRR staff. Thank you to our talented team member, Ben Shultz!
Two of my most frequented hobbies are reading books and drinking beer. My favorite hobby, however, is reading books while drinking beer. Herein lies a primer for those of you who have perhaps dabbled in these pastimes, but have not yet mastered them in combination. Beer has as rich a history as literature and is… More Cracking a Cold One with the Books By: Parker Gregory Shpak
I live in extremes. People laugh when I say that, they smile at me as if they know what I mean. “You go from zero to 60. But you got that from me.” My mother has said to me. But she’s wrong, I’m not like her. My intensity is drug induced. My personality is an… More Where I Am Going And Where I Have Been By: Maggie Parker
Writing, music, art, and dance all have one thing in common–voice. No matter the art form, the creator laces his or her own voice into the work. In Eleanor Parker Sapa’s blog, Finding Your Unique Writing Voice, Sapa defines voice as “the unique way by which we see, experience, and interpret the world as individuals.”… More My Voice is like Bomba Gabriela García Sánchez
Browsing through the blog of the literary journal Paper Darts (a fine publication that I would recommend to anyone—even if only for the top notch staff bios) my eyes hit on a headline that I couldn’t pass-up: Five Roxane Gay quotes we just might tattoo on our biceps. Talk about a hook. That title has… More Ginsberg Would Have Wanted You to Get this Tattoo By: Betty Noe
If you’re living the life of a typical college student, you’ve probably made it to a party or two (no word back on if you remember them…). And, if you’re at all like me (a writer and a deeply introverted person), you’ve probably also cringed at the memory of going to any of those parties.… More Punctuation Party Stereotypes By: Mairead Loschi
I love videogames more than books – sometimes. It’s not easy to admit that books are not my one bountiful passion in life (because how romantic is that?), and it’s taken me even longer to rationalize the two together. Unlike books, there is a negative connotation with video games. There is a good possibility that… More Books and Videogames: A Marriage of Two Mediums By: Autumn Magro