We’re proud today to release our fifth issue—our biggest to date, and in some ways our most ambitious. As always, it’s available in every reading format we can conjure: print, PDF, epub, Kindle, and a new .txt version that can be read by text-to-speech software to help make TLR more accessible to the visually impaired. Most of the e-file versions are free, as always.
Artistically, these nearly 200 pages contain our usual selection of literary offerings from a range of styles and locations. Kelly Davio’s poetry choices continue to connect the personal to the larger world, and include perspectives on national and regional events. Our fiction entries follow a similar path, spanning the globe and the decades from the long past to the distant and dystopian future. YiShun Lai’s nonfiction selections are, as is the nature of nonfiction, grounded in the real, but even these pieces tend a good distance away from the mundane.
But enough of the hype. The proof is in the pages. You can see the contributors and other details on our Current Issue page. There, you can order a print or Kindle copy, or download a free e-file. For those of you who prefer print copies, we’re with you—click the link to our sales page and get $2 off by using the discount code 9U5RLUA3.
Speaking of a range of locations, many of you already know, but we haven’t mentioned on the TLR site, that co-Publisher and Poetry Editor Kelly Davio has moved to London with her husband, Peter, a director with Microsoft. Although we’ll miss her presence in the Seattle area, she will continue to be part of the TLR enterprise—thank goodness for that, and for the oft-maligned internet that makes her ongoing participation possible.