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In Time for AWP: Tahoma Literary Review’s Third Issue

April 1, 2015 • Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, TLR News

Yes, we planned it this way. Tahoma Literary Review’s third issue (Vol. 2, No. 1) is now live, released to coincide with the annual AWP Conference in Minneapolis on April 9-11. As always, the issue is available in a print edition and Kindle on Amazon, and in free downloadable pdf and epub editions on our… Read More ›

TLR News »

In Time for AWP: Tahoma Literary Review’s Third Issue

TLR_v2n1 cover_3x4.5

Yes, we planned it this way. Tahoma Literary Review’s third issue (Vol. 2, No. 1) is now live, released to coincide with the annual AWP Conference in Minneapolis on April 9-11. As always, the issue is available in a print edition and Kindle on Amazon, and in free downloadable pdf and epub editions on our… Read More ›

Guidelines »

Some Things I Can Tell from the Slush Pile

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Reading stories from the slush pile, is of course, an exercise in assessing not only a work’s literary value, but also its compatibility with TLR’s editorial vision. Reading so many submissions also steers the editor’s mind towards thoughts about the author—no matter how well crafted the story, there are always subtle clues that point to… Read More ›

Poetry »

Writing about Race, by Lesley Wheeler

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I have a sense that, present company excepted, most editors are not so interested in poems about race. I could be over-interpreting rejections, as writers tend to do. It’s not that magazines are falling all over themselves to publish my poems about sex, death, history, travel, and photosynthesis. And why one poem, out of any… Read More ›