Slant is accepting proposals in the following genres: fiction (novels, novellas, short story collections), poetry, creative nonfiction (memoirs, essay collections, and beyond), and trade books in literary and cultural criticism for a general audience. Unfortunately, we are not able to consider chapbooks at this time.

A complete proposal submission consists of the following:

  1. Proposal Form—please download and complete our Proposal Form.
  2. Your CV.
  3. Your complete manuscript.

Please email your submission, with the above files attached, to the following address:

In your email subject line, please use: “Book Proposal.”

Slant is an imprint of Wipf & Stock Publishers. In the event that a proposal is declined by Slant, it may be considered for other imprints of Wipf & Stock.

Learn more about the process in this short Q&A with Slant’s Publisher and Editor over at Duotrope.