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The Literary Review (TLR) publishes the best new fiction, poetry, and prose from a broad community of international writers and translators, both emerging and established, whose commonality is literary quality and an urgency of voice and artistic conviction. Our editorial standard is to read with an open, discerning mind, and to publish carefully and vigorously. This genuine community of readers, writers, and publishers is what distinguishes us and defines how we connect our writers to readers and to each other.
TLR has been published since 1957 by Fairleigh Dickinson University. In 2020 and 2021 TLR is published digitally. The latest issue is Turning Points and Revolution.
TLR Share is a curated section of our website dedicated to the reinforcement of our literary community. Through regular features of stories, poems, or lyric prose published in other small magazines, the TLR Share Editors endeavor to extend the life and reach of individual literary publications, by republishing selected works in full. Browse some recent TLR Shares.
Minna Zallman Proctor Editor
Craig Morgan Teicher and Michael Morse Poetry Editors
Justin Taylor Fiction Editor
Heather Lang-Cassera World Literature Editor
Hayden Bergman Books Editor
Lisa Grgas Supervising Editor
Louise Dell-Bene Stahl Contributing Editor
Flower Conroy, Cory Johnston, P. Joshua Laskey Associate Editors
Natasha Watts Editorial Intern
Alexandra Castiglia Assistant Design Editor
Taylor Hamilton Editorial Intern
Jonathan Murray Editorial Intern
Britney Solano Editorial Intern
Bud Parr, Sonnet Media TLR Website Design
Half and Half Studio Print Design
Walter Cummins Editor Emeritus
Editorial Board Emeritus: John E. Becker, H.E. Francis, Martin Green, Harry Keyishian, Marjorie Deiter Keyishian, Charles Simic
Founders: Charles Angoff, Clarence Decker, Peter Sammartino
Readers: Aminah Abutayeb, Josie Adams, Gloria Beth Amodeo, Leigh Becker, Abigail Belcastro, Chloe Biggs, Ashley Bradbury, Joseph Brockway, Natalie Cannon, Michael Dalelio, Ceyda Demirbulakli, Richard Datzko, Katherine Fabian, Anne Greeott, William Kapp, Russell Karrick, Isabel Mader, Briana McDonald, Chad Meadows, Mercel Meyers, May Nasr, Lauren Ploger, Cassie Pruyn, Colleen Quinn, Gwen Shapiro, Tyler Williams, Anne Harding Woodworth
The Literary Review has been published since 1957 by Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Honoraria to contributing writers are made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
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