The Literary Review
An international journal of contemporary writing. Published quarterly since 1957 by Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Thank you for sending us your poetry submission. We appreciated the chance to read your work, but unfortunately, these pieces are not for us.
Best of luck with them and thank you again for thinking of us.
Sincerely, The Editors The Literary Review
Text of Higher Tier Rejection
Thank you for sending us "—." We appreciate the chance to read your work, but unfortunately this piece isn't right for TLR.
We wish you great luck in placing this piece elsewhere, and thank you again for thinking of us.
Sincerely, The Editors at TLR
Thank you for sending us "____". We enjoyed reading your work, but didn't feel it was right for The Literary Review.
We hope that you will continue to send us your work. We'd be delighted to read more.
The Editors The Literary Review
Thank you for sending us "_____." I liked reading it, and our editors found much to enjoy in your writing. In the end, though, this piece doesn't quite have a place at TLR.
We appreciate your thinking of us, and I wish you great luck in placing this piece elsewhere.
All my best, K_____ A_____ Associate Editor