Accepting Articles from Authors
Article Directory Plugin
Manage Authors, Articles, Content, and Comments Like a Pro
v6.0.3.065 tested on WP v3.9.1 and last updated on 18 JUN 2014
Don't overlook the power of this plugin only for use as an Article Directory...
This powerhouse plugin is a great security tool to restrict backend access for all non-admin users of your site, allowing their control of articles and more from the front-end only. It drastically restricts those nasty spammers from registering, too!