On an evening in late April, the UConn Bookstore in downtown Storrs was packed with students, faculty, writers, and alumni. People in the back stood among the bookshelves. The audience was quiet, listening attentively to authors reading their published pieces, copies of the neon orange 2017 Long River Review in their hands.
The event was a celebration of a year’s worth of hard work by the publication’s undergraduate staff, which each year produces the student-run magazine featuring original works of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, translations, and artwork by UConn students, members of the community, and for the first time ever, writers outside of UConn. [read more]