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Literary Links Day

The New York Times delves into the science of literature. Why do we read fiction? Get past the "Friends" reference at the beginning, and you'll be okay.The quote says it all about this short story:"You’d especially sing along if a…

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Literary Link Hump Day

This is the new PR literary links Hump Day. It's what we as editors, interns, and literary lovers are reading when we're not reading submissions... Check out NPR's three-minute fiction contest, and have your story read on air! Kurt Vonnegut,…

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Jack Gilbert and Loss and Awe

Senior Poetry Editor Katherine Smith continues her review of Jack Gilbert's poetry. For part 1, click here. Gilbert's later books-- in addition to a development of richer imagery than his earlier poems and that same existential awe-- include poems that…

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The Internet, PR, and You

As this series of tubes both increases and decreases the possibility of human interaction, we at the Potomac Review strive to stay within arm's reach. Please don't get closer than the elbow; some of us are truly omnivorous. This electronic…

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Why we love contests

We had 500 pages of poetry to be read, discussed, hashed over in two weeks when 30 inches of snow trapped the submissions in a closed campus office… wow…Yes, this year’s poetry contest was a challenge but it was worth…

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