Timber Journal strives to publish interesting, innovative literature. Attention to language is key. We accept original works of prose, poetry, and art as well as hybrid work. In addition to our semiannual online issues, we publish work on our website on a rolling basis.

Prose: up to 4,000 words. Fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, and hybrid works are welcome.

Poetry: up to 6 poems. Hybrid genre welcome, translations welcome (please provide written confirmation of rights to translate). 

Art: up to 5 high resolution images

Essays, reviews, and interviews: up to 1,500 words. Send us a pitch.

Please include a brief bio with your submission and an address we can use to mail your contributor copy.

Simultaneous submissions are accepted, although if your work is accepted elsewhere please withdraw it using the submission system immediately.

Only one submission per reading period, please (August 30-March).

We try to respond to all submissions within two months, although if three go by and you still have not heard from us feel free to drop us a line at timberjournal@gmail.com.


We publish work on our website on a rolling basis.

Poetry: please send 3-6 poems in a single document.

Prose: please send 4,000 words or less and double-spaced fiction or nonfiction. Flash fiction as well as cross-genre and hybrid pieces are welcome. 

Essays, reviews, and interviews: please send us a short pitch. We are looking for pieces of 1,500 words or less.