Why I now have all the free time to write, yet I don’t do it

By Ryan Amato Staying home all day, avoiding contact with others, having less obligations than usual: This is the writer’s dream. Or, at least, it should be. For some reason, the idea of sitting down to write something just hasn’t crossed my mind, despite having nothing but free time to write. Instead of finishing that… More Why I now have all the free time to write, yet I don’t do it

Writing With Sound: Making playlists for your stories

Sometimes to see, you need to listen first. For almost all of the projects I would create before 2016, I ran into a wall over and over again: For some reason, I couldn’t visualize anything about my stories the way I needed to. It wasn’t because I didn’t have a vivid imagination or that my… More Writing With Sound: Making playlists for your stories

UConn CLAS Article on the 20th Anniversary Edition of LRR

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

Another 2017 video!

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

Cracking a Cold One with the Books

By: Parker Gregory Shpak

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