Welcome to the Timberline Review

The Timberline Review is an all-volunteer literary journal operated by Willamette Writers

Issue #10 Call for Submissions

Click here to submit (Opens November 1, 2020)

The month of November 2020, we will waive the submission fees for those who identify as BIPOC and  of the LGBTQIA+ community. Please use the BIPOC waived-fee submission form.

 What We Want

 The theme for issue #10 is “Time Capsule.” The theme is open to interpretation, so interpret away!

 We are seeking work in the following categories:

  • 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 and screenplay
  • Hybrid
  • Graphic novel (b&w)
  • Visual art (b&w)

 Payment and Rights Acquired  

 We pay $25 + one electronic contributor copy. First North American Serial Rights.

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Issue #9–“Connections”

Our current issue is for on sale! Ask for it at your local bookstore or look for it online.

Cover Timberline REview #9

The Timberline Review is an all-volunteer literary journal published by Willamette Writers. Our focus is on showcasing emerging talent. This issue includes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from Jeffrey Alfier, Roy Bentley, Christina Butcher, Grace Covill-Grennan, KC Cowan, Linda Drach, Heather Durham, Ann Farley, Kim Cooper Findling, Delia Garigan, Ash Good, Peter Grandbois, Michael Hardin, J.D. Hellen, John Hively, Madronna Holden, Sharon Johnson, D. M. Kerr, ky li, Barbara Liles, Dan Manchester, Daniel Edward Moore, Samantha Pilecki, Vivienne Popperl, Jenny Root, Janice Rubin, Peter Serchuk, Eric Paul Shaffer, Stephanie Striffler, Alida Thacher, Angelyn Voss, Judy Wells, and Key Welton.

Submissions for Issue #10 Open November 1

Submissions open until December 31, 2020.

Find more information and submit here.

New Editor-in-Chief

A grand welcome to Maren Bradley Anderson, our new Editor-in-Chief. Maren is a writer, teacher, and alpaca rancher who lives in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. She teaches literature and writing at Western Oregon University and writes novels. She was 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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