LRRewind: Episode 2

Welcome back to our podcast! We’re beginning an exciting series of interviews with our incoming LRR staff members for the Spring 2023 semester. Episode two of the Long River Rewind features special guest Ally Carbutti, creative nonfiction panelist, copyediting lead, and self-proclaimed mosaic essayist. … More LRRewind: Episode 2

Powerful Trilogies and Publishing Tips: An Interview with Caragh M. O’Brien

Caragh M. O’Brien is the author of two wildly popular YA dystopian trilogies: “Birthmarked” and “Vault of Dreamers.” Read on to learn more about O’Brien’s inter-genre, many-layered journey through the world of writing and publishing! … More Powerful Trilogies and Publishing Tips: An Interview with Caragh M. O’Brien

The End Of The World Will Be Televised: Let’s Talk Exandria Unlimited: Calamity

For those unaware, the world is ending in Exandria. According to Cameron Deslaurier, “EXU: Calamity,” a thrilling D&D actual play miniseries, is a great way to experience a full story set in the Critical Role universe without committing to hundreds of hours of watch time…… More The End Of The World Will Be Televised: Let’s Talk Exandria Unlimited: Calamity

“Moon-Stain and Crawdad Eater” by Charlie M. Case

CW: Death, Domestic abuse This is what is most important: the ache in scraped knees. The crawdads scuttling among river rocks. The groan of pipes in your cracked kitchen sink. Night stealing hours. Ponds like meters-wide tide pools. Mud stealing hours. The leak in your bedroom ceiling, the water damage creeping outward around it. Threat… More “Moon-Stain and Crawdad Eater” by Charlie M. Case

“When Treading Water Above a Bottomless Pit” by John Guillemette Jr.

Contest Winner for the Edwin Way Teale Award for Nature Writing (2022) I moved to Oregon during the dreadful forest fires of 2020. I moved out of Oregon during the even more dreadful forest fires of 2021. I came and went in smoke so thick that nobody noticed. As my final act in Oregon before… More “When Treading Water Above a Bottomless Pit” by John Guillemette Jr.