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Tint Journal

Literary Magazine

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Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

Review

Interview

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The first online literary journal with an explicit focus on writers who produce creative texts in English as their second or non-native language.

Highlights

This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

Please double-check before submitting.

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2-3 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    6% *
    Editor reported data

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FeeNo

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    From the editors

    If you have a previously published piece that fits our mission, please contact us via info@tintjournal.com.

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, Best Microfiction

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction (short stories)

Max words: 1000

Max words: 4000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Action-Adventure, Experimental, Fantasy, LGBTQ+ Stories, Magical Realism, Science Fiction, Speculative

Fiction - 800 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 800

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Action-Adventure, Experimental, Fantasy, LGBTQ+ Stories, Magical Realism, Science Fiction, Speculative

Nonfiction - 4000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 4000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: , ,

Nonfiction - 800 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 800

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: , ,

Poetry

Max pieces: 1

A poem should not exceed four C4, A4 or Letter pages in length.

Review (In Conversation)

Max words: 700

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 1

It must focus on work by ESL writers or the ESL writers themselves. Accompanying photo material (with source of photo included) is highly appreciated.

Interview (In Conversation)

Max words: 700

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 1

It must focus on work by ESL writers or the ESL writers themselves. Accompanying photo material (with source of photo included) is highly appreciated.

Art

Max pieces: 3

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    We do not read extensive cover letters or biographies since we want to focus all our attention on the work itself. A brief 'hello' in the body of your email is perfectly fine.

  • Eligibility


    ESL writers (= all writers who have learned or acquired the English language after being fluent in another language)

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    Tint asks for the exclusive worldwide first publication rights, in any medium, for a period of 60 days. During and following expiration of the 60-day period, we also ask for the following rights: (I) exclusive rights for Internet publication on the Tint Journal website, tintjournal.com (the submission piece can be published on other platforms upon consent with Tint Journal); (II) non-exclusive worldwide English rights for print publication; (III) right for re-use of the Submission Piece in any future publications, including collections, anthologies or other works, in any medium released by Tint; and (IV) the right to use and re-use the contributor’s name, image, Q&A, and biographical data in advertising and promotion of the submission piece, Tint, and Tint's publications.

  • Additional info

    We're active on social media and promoting every text that we publish For writers who use English as the second language We've published our first print anthology in November 2023, you can check it out here: https://tintjournal.com/tinted-trails

Tracker statistics

13

Total submissions tracked

51 days

Average response time

15.38%

Average acceptance rate

37 days

Fastest response time

131 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 1200 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

40 days

12-month average response time

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About

Tint Journal is the online literary journal for writers who produce creative texts in English as their second or non-native language. By choosing English as their means of communication, these writers provide their English reading audience with an immediate take on their values, ideas, and beliefs....

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Founded

2018

Country

AT

www.tintjournal.com

Masthead

    Editor Lisa Schantl avatar

    Lisa Schantl

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor John Salimbene avatar

    John Salimbene

    poetry editor

    Editor Matthew Monroy avatar

    Matthew Monroy

    prose editor

    Editor Andrea Färber avatar

    Andrea Färber

    prose editor

    Editor Vanesa Erjavec avatar

    Vanesa Erjavec

    art editor