Tin House submission guidelines and market information

Tin House



Tin House Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

PO Box 10500
Portland OR 97210

Phone: (503) 219-0622

Submitting Your Work to Tin House

Before submitting to Tin House

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work. To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Tin House by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Tin House or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Tin House guidelines:

Please submit only one story or essay (ten-thousand-word limit), or up to five poems at a time. Multiple submissions will be returned unread. We shall do our best to respond within three months, however, in some cases this period may be longer. If you have not received a response from us within ninety days, we will be happy to respond to your e-mail inquiries. We do ask that you please wait until you hear back from us before submitting new work for consideration. Tin House does accept simultaneous submissions. In the event that the work is accepted for publication elsewhere, please do us the courtesy of informing us promptly. Only previously unpublished works will be considered for publication. Our reading period is September 1-May 31; submissions received outside this reading period will be returned unread. Cover letters should include a word count and indicate whether the submission is fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. Also, please note whether or not you would like your manuscript returned. Manuscripts transmitted via fax or e-mail will not be accepted for consideration. Only those processed through our online submission manager or sent by regular mail will be considered for publication.

Submission Guidelines Details for Tin House

Market Type: Magazine

Email: info@tinhouse.com

Accepts: Literary, poetry

Simultaneous Submissions: No

Reprints: No

Web Address: www.tinhouse.com/magazine

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