About

You can peruse our first issue online, or scroll down to learn more about us. We have begun collecting submissions for issue 3 (guidelines here). Deadline is May 1.

 

The What and The Where

Cobra Lily is a review of art and literature, focusing on the cultural and natural environs of Southwest Oregon. We seek to promote voices from the region, as well as voices outside the area which speak to the natural rhythms and experience of life here.

The When

For our first year, we published online quarterly, with a print annual collecting all the online work. Going forward, we plan to continue the print annual, publishing each year around May-June; however, online content will likely be limited, an unfortunate side effect of the publisher lacking electricity and therefore wi-fi. Additionally, Cobra Lily hopes to publish the occasional odd anthology, such as a collection of the best art by kids from Southwest Oregon.

The Why

Why Cobra Lily? The carnivorous pitcher plant exists most abundantly here in Southwest Oregon. This native plant has distinctively adapted to thrive in our region. We draw inspiration from this plant because we dare to be as unique, publishing the diverse writers and artists of Southwest Oregon’s extraordinary landscape and culture.

The Who

Cobra Lily is edited by Michael Spring and Ryan Forsythe, two local writers who seek to celebrate both the region and the people who, like us, seek to document its marvels and mysteries.

 

 

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