Attention Young Writers
Ready to submit that wonderful piece you've been working on? Get ready to showcase your talents and submit your work to one of the various markets available to young writers.
Is it your first time submitting a manuscript? Do you want some help doing so? Here's some tips: *If Gail wrote them, you know they'll be good!
Check out some of the amazing opportunities listed below.
jGirls Magazine accepts submissions on an ongoing basis from self-identifying Jewish teenage girls ages 13-19. You can submit articles, essays, fiction, poetry, cultural reviews, humor, photographs, music, videos, artwork and other creative materials. You can submit as often as you’d like. Find out more.
Where Teens Write!
This is a site that provides inspiration, connection and instruction for teens who love to write and want to improve and share their writing with other like-minded teens.
For submission details:
KidSpirit Online is a free teen magazine and website for kids that empowers youth everywhere to tackle life’s big questions. KidSpirit provides a creative internet publishing outlet for teens around the globe to share original essays, poetry and artwork. http://kidspiritonline.com/
Stone Soup is made up of stories, poems, book reviews, and art by young people through age 13. Stories may be any length up to 2500 words. Include your name, age, birthdate, home address, phone number, and e-mail address. Please do not include a self-addressed stamped envelope. Manuscripts are not returned. Send copies of your work, not originals.
Stone Soup Submissions Dept.
P.O. Box 83
Santa Cruz, CA 95063, USA
For complete submission details, visit:
The Blue Pencil Online
The Blue Pencil Online publishes the work of writers ages 12 to 18 from around the world, with the intention of showcasing the best in literary craft by young writers. Writers who are between the ages of 12 and 18 and who have not yet graduated from high school are eligible for publication in The Blue Pencil
The Blue Pencil Online seeks:
- Narrative fiction of up to 5000 words
- Both free and measured verse of any length (limit = 3)
- Monologues, scenes, and one-act plays
- Essays (humorous, personal, miscellaneous) and interviews of up to 2500 words
- Translations into English (with original foreign-language text)
- Audio recordings of interviews and of readings of literary texts
Write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Claremont Review
The Claremont Review is looking to publish first class poetry, short stories and short plays by young adult writers (aged 13-19) anywhere in the English speaking world.
What are we looking for? We publish anything from traditional to post-modern, but with a preference for works that reveal something of the human condition.
We strongly urge contributors to read back issues of The Claremont Review.
What we are NOT looking for: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, most rhyming poetry; your first draft of anything, previously published work. Go to www.theclaremontreview.ca to learn what we are looking for.
New Moon Girls
New Moon Girls portrays girls and women as powerful, active and in charge of their own lives - not as passive beings who are acted upon by others. New Moon Girls celebrates girls and their accomplishments—we support girls' efforts to hold onto their voices, strengths and dreams as they move from being girls to becoming women.
General Guidelines: All material should be pro-girl and focus on girls, women, or female issues. New Moon Girls was created by girls and women for girls who want their voices heard and their dreams taken seriously. It is edited by and for girls ages 8 and up.
When emailing submissions, insert the text directly into your message. No attachments PLEASE! All other work must be submitted electronically. http://newmoon.com/free-emag-new-moon-girls/
Articles should be between 300 and 1200 words. Send all electronically by email to email@example.com
Please read a copy of New Moon Girls to understand the style and philosophy of the magazine. http://newmoongirls.com/
Although we try to keep this website up to date, sometimes links are taken down without our noticing. Before you send ANY of your writing out, check that the link is active and the journal/magazine/e-zine is still operating. And if you find it's not, drop us a line to let us know.