The Fall Quarterly Journal is out!

Including works from Sarah Sousa, Arna Bontemps Hemenway, Brian Lott, Noorulain Noor, and many more! This beautiful journal makes the perfect holiday gift for any reader.

Rush to the TBL store to purchase your very own copy today!


TBL is looking for exceptional, new Flash fiction for an upcoming journal.

Send us your 250 word or less stories and your 55 word short stories for a chance to be published in our print journal

Submit Here!

Deadline: December 15, 2014.

The big fight finally almost happens! The story gets weirder! Check it out here.


Want a chance to be printed in our journal? Submit the next 500 word installment of the story!

There are only two weeks left to submit to the Fall Literary Contest!

Make sure to send us your best short stories, flash fictions, and poems by December 15th for a chance to win $400 in prizes and publication in our beautiful Quarterly Journal!

What is TBL?

Tethered by Letters is a nonprofit literary journal dedicated to nurturing new and established writers. We publish exceptional works, offer free, professional edits, provide up-to-date publishing resources, and host a lively global community of writers, readers, and editors [Read more]...