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
A Review of Mary Soon Lee’s Elemental Haiku, poems to honor the periodic table, three lines at a time By Esther Santiago Where the appreciation of science and poetry collides: A Review of Mary Soon Lee’s Elemental Haiku, poems to honor the periodic table, three lines at a time When I was younger, I wanted… More The Colliding of Science and Poetry
By Natalie Baliker Shopping for books is an experience almost as satisfying as sitting down to read them. I tend to visit at least one bookstore every place I visit, but I’ve come to notice that no two are alike. No, we’re not discussing Barnes & Noble, where every store is a near-perfect copy. Oh… More The Best Places to Acquire Books
And the 10 That You Should be Following Based on Your Aesthetic! By Jennie Fetzer In an internet-obsessed world of Kardashians and #Sponsored content, it might seem hard to imagine another kind of social media influencer- one who inspires you to do the exact opposite of scrolling through your feed and pick up a book?… More What’s a Literary Instagram Anyways?
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
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