Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review

Look for the spring edition in May 2017!


Let’s Celebrate FLAR Stats!

We’ve been in operation in our current evolution for a little over a year now, and the support we’ve received from the community and our national and international contributors continues to astound me. I’m constantly working on new and better way to present the content to you. If you’ve been a supporter, panel member, or contributor over the past year, these numbers should make you smile:

  • Cover Image viewed online: 81,624 times
  • Reads Online: 4,242
  • Average Reads per Day: 11
  • Increase in Reads from Fall 2015 to Fall 2016: 43%
  • Method of Reading: 52% Desktop; 8% Tablet; 40% Mobile
  • Access to Reading: 51% Issuu; 49% Embeds
  • Shares: 547
  • Hard Copies Ordered: 133
  • Countries Ordering: U.S., Canada, Germany, United Kingdom
  • Top Readers Ranked:
    United States
    South Africa

FLAR Fall 2016 

It’s here!  For your reading pleasure, please savor Volume 4, Issue 2.

FLR The Anthology: Volumes 1 & 2, 2013 – 2014

Before we were FLAR, we were FLR.  Enjoy the blog years, now anthologized for your reading pleasure in this handsome online and print-on-demand edition.  Volume 4, Issue 2 will launch mid-December.


Featured Writers: Steve Watkins, Govinda Giri Prerana, Gary Barnes (Soji), Brian R. McEnany
Featured Artists: Carolyn Goodridge, Joelle Cathleen, Tim Snyder
Featured Galleries: Frame Designs Gallery, New City Arts Initiative (Charlottesville)

Featured Event: TELL

Literary Panel: Mary Becelia, Todd Drake, and James Noll
Art Panel: Courtenay Jones, Khirstie Smith, and Christopher Limbrick

FALL 2015

Featured Writers and Artists 

Nikki Giovanni – Activist, poet, writer, Professor Emeritus VA Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Charlotte Potter – Programming Director and Glass Studio Manager at the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
Kathleen Walsh – Painter, Fredericksburg, VA
Chris Jones – Editor/Author/Podcast Host, Williamsburg, VA
Barbara Kenny – Contemporary Oil Painter, formerly of Fredericksburg, VA
Robert Owens – Poet/Spoken Word, Activist, Facilitator – Commonwealth Slam of    Fredericksburg, VA
Wilson-Hughes Gallery – Contemporary art gallery run by artists John Wilson and Suzun Hughes, Roanoke, VA


With Special Thanks To:
Content Consultant:   Susan Carter Morgan (@downtownwriting)
Literary Panel: Mary Becelia, KC Bosch and Jenna Veazey
Art Panel: Courtenay Jones and David Lovegrove

Original Fall 2013 Fredericksburg Literary Review

You may now purchase the first issue of Fredericksburg Literary Review. We have also ordered copies for the studio, which should arrive by November 20. We hope you will support Water Street Studio by purchasing your copy from us.

Though we did not include the youth poetry in the book, we will continue to hold a space online for our younger writers. We love your work.

Thanks, again, for your contributions and support. Look for announcements after the first of the year for the next submission period.

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