For 29 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, Sven Birkerts, Sherwin Bitsui, Judy Blunt, Michael Earl Craig, Claire Davis, David James Duncan, Stephen Dunn, Gary Fincke, Seth Fried, Pete Fromm, CMarie Fuhrman, Jim Harrison, Patricia Henley, B.J. Hollars, William Johnson, William Kittredge, Dorianne Laux, Bret Lott, Lee Martin, Michael Martone, Ron McFarland, Neide Messer, Brenda Miller, Tina Ontiveros, Lia Purpura, Alberto Rios, Rob Schlegel, Nance Van Winckel, Julie Marie Wade, Michael Wasson, Joe Wilkins, Robert Wrigley, and Dean Young, among others. 

Talking River Review is published biannually by the Associated Students of Lewis-Clark State College (ASLCSC). Subscriptions are $12 per year (which includes two issues) and back issues are $12 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:


President: Courtney Morgan

Vice President: Kathryn Black

Secretary: Logan Foster

Graphic Designer: TBA

Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Anderson

Editorial Staff:

Kathryn Black

Brenna Brady

Jessica Evans

Logan Foster

Camrynn Keenan

Baeli Kinsley

Courtney Morgan