SLANT: A Journal of Poetry 43


An annual publication, SLANT features poets from across the United States, with occasional appearances by poets from other countries as well. Its editorial tastes are broad, but in all cases it looks for craft in making and freshness of sensibility. Poets must demonstrate keenness of ear and eye as they render pieces that would strike an experienced reader as being complete, right from start to finish. And, unlike many journals, SLANT looks favorably upon traditional verse forms and narrative poetry.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 1986


Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 1 x per year.

Poetry Temp Closed

Will be open to submissions from 01 September 2020 (156.8 days from now) through 15 November 2020. 4
General General
Poetry Forms:
Formal verse, Free verse, Narrative poetry. Excluding: Haiku (or related).
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Open to all/most Topics.
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Up to 5 pieces.
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Last Updated: 27 Nov 2019
Last Checked: 01 Mar 2020 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 27 Nov 2019 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 02 Oct 2006

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