Welcome to Tell It Slant, a place where writers submit their creative manuscripts to literary journals.

Airport Road

Airport Road is the creative magazine for students in NYU's global network: Abu Dhabi, New York, Shanghai, the world. Airport Road is a street in Abu Dhabi, where we are based, but the name suggests journeys both internal and external. The goal of Airport Road is to publish the best student cr... read more

Backbone Press

back•bone [bak-bohn] noun

1. Anatomy. the spinal column; spine.
2. strength of character; resolution.
3. something resembling a backbone in appearance, position, or function.
4. Bookbinding. a back or bound edge of a book; spine. 
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Bloodstone Review

Bloodstone Review seeks to publish emerging writers as well as old hands. We want the work of those whose craft is honed and gorgeous, rooted in beauty and style. Bloodstone Review has a strong connection to place: the sense of grounding both within and without... read more

Broad Street

Broad Street is a non-profit magazine featuring the best that the field of creative non-fiction has to offer. At Broad Street, we hope to create an engaging platform where writing, poetry, and artwork can come together in one space to be enjoyed equally by members of the world of creative non-... read more

Carolina Quarterly

The Carolina Quarterly has been publishing the work of established and emergent writers for 65 years. Works from the past two volumes have recieved Honorable Mentions in Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, and Best American Non-Required Reading. Recent i... read more


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Five Points

Five Points: a journal of literature and art is published by Georgia State University three times a year. U.S. subscription rates are $21 per year (three issues), $30 (six issues) for two years. International rates: $41 for year and ... read more

Harvard Review

Harvard Review is a semi-annual literary journal published by Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library with support from the Division of Continuing Education at Harvard University. We publish essays, poetry, short fiction, drama, and reviews. Recent contributors include Yusef Komunyakaa... read more

Memoir Discovery Contest

Serendipity Literary Agency and She Writes Press are hosting their first Memoir Discovery Competition. The women behind She Writes Press and Serendipity Literary Agency are excite... read more

Pembroke Magazine

Published at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke Magazine has been printed annually since its founding in 1969. Regional in focus and international in scope, Pembroke Magazine features poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, interviews, an... read more

Raleigh Review

We believe that great literature inspires empathy by allowing us to see the world through the eyes of our neighbors, whether across the street or across the globe. Our mission is to foster the creation and availability of accessible yet provocative contemporary literature. We are looking for p... read more

Slush Pile Magazine

SLUSH PILE MAGAZINE  was created in 2009 as a consequence of founding editor M.R. Branwen's fascination with the eponymous stacks of unsolicited fiction cluttering the bookshelves, baskets and desktops of Harvard Review, where she was working (indeed, where she still wo... read more

South Loop Review: Creative Nonfiction + Art

South Loop Review publishes essays and memoir, lyric and experimental forms, non-linear narratives, blended genre, graphic memoir, photography and art. We look for personal essays and memoir with fresh voices and new takes on presentation and form. We publish established and emer... read more

The Common

The Common is a new print literary magazine based at Amherst College. We publish stories, poems, essays, and dispatches with a strong sense of place. We accept translations for which translators hold the appropriate rights. Contributors to past issues include Claire Messud, Jim Shepard,... read more

The Worcester Review

THE WORCESTER REVIEW is the literary journal of the Worcester County Poetry Association. The Association was founded in 1971, and the Review was founded in 1973. Each year, we publish an issue featuring exceptional poetry, fiction, and artwork. Most issues also include a section of scholarly e... read more