For over 25 years, Lewis-Clark State College’s student-run literary journal, Talking River Review, has featured creative work by some of this country’s best contemporary writers of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.

Past contributors include Steve Almond, Kim Barnes, Mary Clearman Blew, Sherwin Bitsui, Judy Blunt, Michael Earl Craig, Claire Davis, David James Duncan, Stephen Dunn, Gary Fincke, Pete Fromm, Jim Harrison, Patricia Henley, B.J. Hollars, William Johnson, William Kittredge, Dorianne Laux, Lee Martin, Michael Martone, Ron McFarland, Neide Messer, Brenda Miller, Lia Purpura, Alberto Rios, Rob Schlegel, Michael Wasson, Joe Wilkins, and Robert Wrigley, among others. 

Talking River Review is published biannually by the Associated Students of Lewis-Clark State College (ASLCSC). Subscriptions are $10 per year (which includes two issues) and back issues are $10 each.

To learn more about the journal, its founders, and first contributors, please read Talking River Review: 25 Years Later, LC Humanities, and the Oral History Of Talking River Review, published in the 25th Anniversary Issue. Read it here or download:

Talking River Review Staff 2021:

President: Carlee Smith

Vice President: Jade Moosman

Secretary: Courtney Morgan

Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Anderson

Editorial Staff Fall 2021:

Kaelynn Ashby

Eric Kelley

Brenna Brady

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