Thank you for submitting your work, "Title". Every submission was read multiple times by our readers and editors, and, unfortunately, "Title" was not selected for The Timberline Review.
Best of luck in your future work.
Thank you for letting us consider your work for The Timberline Review. There's no perfect way to do this, so we'll get right to the point and let you know "Title" was not selected for the _____ issue.
We had a strong group of contenders, and every piece was read multiple times by our readers and editors. Our final selections were based not only on the writing but also how the collection came together as a whole.
Undoubtedly, some very good pieces that we were unable to use will find homes in other publications.
Please keep us in mind for future submissions.