For our guerilla art project, Erin and I decided to focus on the Long River Review as a collective whole made up of diverse pieces. We all come from various backgrounds, privileges, and interests. As many of us will be leaving UConn this year, we each leave a bit behind, some fragment of our being.… More LRR Guerilla Art: You’re Invited
What is there not to get? I often hear the expressions I don’t like poetry/I’m not a fan of poems /I don’t care much for poetry from English majors, and people who consider themselves fans of literature (blasphemy to my ears). It is seldom, or actually never the case where I hear someone say they… More I don’t “get” Poetry.
As part of my internship with the Creative Writing Program, I generated numerous PR materials for the 50th Annual Wallace Stevens Poetry Program. This year’s guest poet was Susan Howe, a writer who combines history and lyricism in unique and unconventional patterns. History haunts Howe’s verses, and the writer often reflects on the failure of… More Whose Poem Is It Anyway?
Michael Schiavo founded Long Review Review during his senior year at UConn in 1998. He is the author of The Mad Song (2012) and several poetry chapbooks. You can read his blog at The Unruly Servant. This year’s LRR staff caught up with him to discuss the past of Long River Review, poetry, and other literary concerns. LRR: You founded… More An Interview with Michael Schiavo (2013)
After graduating UConn in 2011, former Long River Review editor Timothy Stobierski went on to publish his first book of poetry, Chronicles of a Bee Whisperer (River Otter Press, 2012). Several poems in Chronicles of a Bee Whisperer have since been nominated for a Pushcart prize. On March 27th he came back to UConn to… More An Interview with Timothy Stobierski (2013)