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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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

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

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

South Loop Review: Creative Nonfiction + Art

Submit to our 2014 National Essay Contest here! 

Judged by David Shields 

Contest submissions accepted until May 15, 2014

Winner receives $1,000 and publication in our Volume 16 Fall 2014 issue. The $20 s... 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