Welcome to the Timberline Review

The Timberline Review is an all-volunteer literary journal operated by Willamette Writers. We will be open for submissions in the fall for the following genres:

  • Poetry
  • Fiction (flash, short story, novella, and novel excerpt)
  • Creative nonfiction (essay and memoir)
  • Critical commentary (annotation, book review, literary analysis, and craft instruction)
  • Drama
  • Hybrid
  • Graphic novel
  • Visual art (b&w and color)

Keep an eye out for our upcoming issue theme.

Issue #8

Our next issue launches at the Willamette Writers Conference in August! Issue authors will be announced in March.

New Editor-in-Chief

A grand welcome to Maren Bradley Anderson, our new Editor-in-Chief. Maren is a writer, teacher, blogger, and alpaca rancher who lives in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. She teaches literature and writing at Western Oregon University and blogs about alpacas and writing. She is also the chapter chair of Willamette Writers on the River. We are thrilled to have her on board!

What people say about The Timberline Review

“In the Timberline Review, each poem and story is a beacon calling to the best in us to read deeper, climb higher.”

— Kim Stafford, poet

“Rarely does a new literary journal begin with such high quality…” 

— Eric M. Witchey, freelance writer/editor

“New Pacific Northwest Lit Mag Reminds Readers of the Joys of Art for Art’s Sake”  

— Melissa OliveiraThe Review Review

The Timberline Review is a publication of Willamette Writers, the largest writing organization in the Pacific Northwest. Founded in 1965, Willamette Writers celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015. The literary journal took hold as a way to celebrate that legacy, and we’re still celebrating! Find out more About Us.

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