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Little Patuxent Review

Literary Magazine




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A journal of literature and the arts, publishing poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction and artwork. LPR welcomes most US-based contributors and prides itself on supporting both up-and-coming and well-established artists and writers.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3-5 months*
    Editor reported data
    252 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    Chill Subs tracker stats



  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors


  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Nonfiction - 3500 words max

Max words: 3500

Max pieces: 1


Max lines: 100

Max pieces: 3

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    You must specify the genre of the work, your name and pseudonym (if any), the word count (prose only) and complete contact information and include a 75-word bio written in the third person.

  • Eligibility

    Creators from a specific location / ethnic group
    Don't accept submissions from persons living outside of the United States

  • Formatting

    Your work must be typed using a standard, legible font (i.e, the equivalent of 12-point Times New Roman) with flush-left margins and submitted as a single .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf or .txt file.

  • Author's rights

    When we accept a piece, we obtain first-publication rights only.

  • Additional info

    If we publish your work, we will give you one copy of the issue in which your work appears and the opportunity to read or discuss your work at the issue’s launch event. We do not accept multiple submissions

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

252 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

16 days

Fastest response time

945 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 1298 days

Сhill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

93 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    All genres








    Editor Chelsea Lemon Fetzer avatar

    Chelsea Lemon Fetzer


    Editor Evan Lesavoy avatar

    Evan Lesavoy

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Lisa Lynn Biggar avatar

    Lisa Lynn Biggar

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Gabriella Souza avatar

    Gabriella Souza

    Non-Fiction Editor