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Last Two Days to Submit for Tahoma Literary Review’s 8th Issue

August 30, 2016 • Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, TLR News

The submission period for TLR’s eighth issue closes Wednesday at midnight, so if you’re still considering sending in your poetry, fiction, or nonfiction, you’ve got two more days to decide. We’ve already closed the Fiction Full Critique category, as the response there was far greater than anticipated. In fact submissions are up across the board,… Read More ›

TLR News »

Last Two Days to Submit for Tahoma Literary Review’s 8th Issue

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The submission period for TLR’s eighth issue closes Wednesday at midnight, so if you’re still considering sending in your poetry, fiction, or nonfiction, you’ve got two more days to decide. We’ve already closed the Fiction Full Critique category, as the response there was far greater than anticipated. In fact submissions are up across the board,… Read More ›

Poetry »

Tahoma Literary Review Issue 7 is Live

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This is where we’re supposed to strike up the band, drop the balloons, have the smiling person onstage encourage your applause—Tahoma Literary Review issue 7 is live! But there’s been enough of that kind of thing lately. So we’ll leave the hoopla and hype to the politicians and announce, soberly and humbly, that this is… Read More ›

Fiction »

Good Metaphor/Bad Metaphor

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What makes a good metaphor? That’s like what makes a good wine. No, that’s a simile, not a metaphor. And it’s not a very good one, either. It was just the first thing that came to my mind. I see lots of similes and metaphors in the short stories and flash that arrive in the… Read More ›

Nonfiction »

TLR Recommends: Book Reviews

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Becoming Wise Krista Tippett Penguin Press 978-1594206801 I used to wonder if there were no more true philosophers left. They’d all become specialized as ethicists, semioticians, linguists, logicians, aestheticians; had turned to narrowly-defined studies of behavior and logic. But there wasn’t anyone dedicated to synthesizing and broadening the knowledge of our human endeavors: religion, physics,… Read More ›

Book Reviews »

TLR Recommends: New Poetry Reviews

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The Book of Hulga Rita Mae Reese The University of Wisconsin Press ISBN-13: 978-0299308148 $14.95/90pp When I bought this volume, I told the bookseller, “I need this desperately.” He laughed, but I meant it. I have what most Flannery O’Connor fans have–a fierce devotion to all things O’Connor, and the sense that the legendary writer… Read More ›

Craft of Writing »

Reconciling a Writer’s Love and Hate

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I recently read Dinty W. Moore’s The Mindful Writer. Like many books and articles on the writing life, it encourages an open mind and a peaceful coexistence with the world, in order to allow the writer’s mind to flourish. It offers advice on writing from several dozen well-known artists, and follows each with Moore’s reaction…. Read More ›

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