Young Writers’ Markets

If you are a young writer of fiction or poetry, here are some excellent places to submit your work The updated lists are divided into teen markets and children’s markets (with a bit of overlap).

Online and Print Magazines for Teen Writers:

The Blue Marble publishes poetry, prose and art from writers aged 13-20.


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Canvas is a literary journal that publishes prose and poetry by writers aged 13-18.


Sadly, Cicada Magazine closed in August 2018.


claremontThe Claremont Review features poetry, stories, plays and art by writers aged 13-19.


Hanging Loose Press publishes a magazine and books by high school students.


New Moon Girls publishes fiction, articles and artwork by women and girls aged 8 and up.


Sadly, The Noisy Island has closed its doors (but you can still read all of its past poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction online).


Sadly, the Parallel Ink domain expired in October 2018, so it looks like it’s closed, too.


Polyphony Lit.is a gorgeous literary magazine that publishes poems, stories and essays by high school students.


Skipping Stones is a multicultural literary magazine that publishes work by writers of all ages.



YARN –the Young Adult Review Network — publishes work for young adults by writers of any age.


Online and Print Magazines for Writers under 13:

Alphabet Soup is a website that publishes poems, stories and artwork by children under 12:

CyberKids is a website that publishes art and writing by and for kids aged 7-12:


Launch Pad is an electronic publisher of .pdfs of fiction, nonfiction and poetry by kids aged 6-14, matched with the work of young artists:


New Moon Girls publishes fiction, articles and artwork by women and girls aged 8 and up.


Skipping Stones is a multicultural literary magazine that publishes work by writers of all ages.


Stone Soup features prose and poetry from writers aged 13 and under.


Contests:

Contests are happening all the time, at local, national, and international levels.

For ongoing announcements about contests and calls for submissions:

(Updated February 2018)

2 Comments on “Young Writers’ Markets

  1. That’s a great list – must’ve taken some time to compile. I’m mentoring three middle school writers just now, and I’ll share this with them. Thanks for doing the legwork!

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