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Joe Wilkins Signs Debut Novel to Little, Brown

Joe Wilkins Signs Debut Novel to Little, Brown

Joe Wilkins’s debut novel, And Ever These Bull Mountains, has been accepted for publication by Little, Brown. Wilkins is a National Magazine Award...

July Westhale Wins the Kore Press First Book Award

July Westhale Wins the Kore Press First Book Award

TLR poet July Westhale has won the Kore Press 2016 First Book award, selected by Robin Coste Lewis, for her poetry collection Trailer Trash. Traile...

On Persistence

On Persistence

By Michael Keefe We all know that famous Thomas Edison quote: “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.” For the purpo...

The Imaginative Past

The Imaginative Past

By Susan Rich I love the word nostalgia for its host of vowels; its formal lingering on the tongue that enacts a kind of longing. I love the concep...

Valerie Nieman wins the Seven Hills Award For Young Adult Fiction

Valerie Nieman wins the Seven Hills Award For Young Adult Fiction

Valerie Nieman has won the Seven Hills Award for young adult fiction with the opening to her novel Backwater.  Neiman's poems have have appeared r...

Cait Weiss Signs Debut Collection VALLEYSPEAK to Zone 3 Press

Cait Weiss Signs Debut Collection VALLEYSPEAK to Zone 3 Press

Cait Weiss' debut poetry collection, VALLEYSPEAK, will be published in Spring of 2018 by Zone 3 Press as the winner of the Zone 3 Press First Book ...

Anita Koester wins the Sable Books Poetry of Protest Competition

Anita Koester wins the Sable Books Poetry of Protest Competition

Anita Olivia Koester’s poem “Tapestry with White Columns” won  Sable Books’ Poetry of Protest contest judged by Shadab Zeest Hashmi. Hashmi writes...

Nance Van Winckel releases new collection, OUR FOREIGNER

Nance Van Winckel releases new collection, OUR FOREIGNER

TLR poet Nance Van Winckel has just released the new poetry collection Our Foreigner, winner of the Pacific Coast Poetry Series Prize (Beyond Baroq...

Stephen Lackaye is Issue 10's Guest Assistant Poetry Editor

Stephen Lackaye is Issue 10's Guest Assistant Poetry Editor

This inauguration Friday may seem like an odd time to make a happy announcement. Much of the nation is in an appropriately somber mood, worried abo...

William Woolfitt’s "What the Beech Tree Knows" is a Best Small Fictions Winner

William Woolfitt’s "What the Beech Tree Knows" is a Best Small Fictions Winner

Congratulations to William Woolfitt, whose “What the Beech Tree Knows,” first published in Tahoma Literary Review, has been named one of 55 winners...

Stefen Styrsky Joins the TLR Masthead

Stefen Styrsky Joins the TLR Masthead

While Stefen Styrsky might be new to the editing side of a journal, his is association with the Tahoma Literary Review goes back to the magazine's ...

Joe Ponepinto: Some Notes on Magical Realism

Joe Ponepinto: Some Notes on Magical Realism

I’ve been disappointed with the response to the portion of our guidelines that encourages submissions of magical realism to TLR. It seems that many...