Young Writers’ Markets

Online and Print Magazines for Teen Writers:

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

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

Cicada Magazine features poetry and prose by writers aged 14 and up.

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.

The Noisy Island publishes fiction, poetry and songs by high school students.

Parallel Ink publishes prose, poetry and artwork by writers aged 12-18.

Polyphony H.S. publishes poems, stories and essays by high school students.

teeninkTeen Ink is a website, magazine, and book publisher featuring teen writers.

YARN publishes work for young adults by writers of any age.

Young Writers Magazine publishes poetry, stories, and articles from writers aged 13-19.

Also see New Moon and Skipping Stones, below.


Online and Print Magazines for Writers under 13:



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

For ongoing announcements about contests and calls for submissions:

Little Fears

Tales of whimsy, humor and courgettes

wuthering bites

Writing practice


The Fantastic and Mundane Chronicles of an Aspiring Writer

A blog about illustration, illustrators, techniques, style and news.

I am Buddy

It's a dogs life

Roxie Munro

Children's books, kid's apps...

The Wilden Marsh Blog

A blog about Wilden Marsh. Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest

Original Musical Stories by "Golnaran", "The musical cube maker"

Jan L. Coates - "What if...?"

life as a kids' writer

Children's Book Reviews

Gotta Find a Home

Conversations with Street People


This blog is about encouraging reading throughout the school years. By watching book trailers it is hoped that you will be inspired to read the book.

(Lost in) Believing in Books

A Young Adult & New Adult Book Blog

The Sweet Sixteens

2016 Young Adult and Middle Grade Debut Authors

Young Adult Book Madness

YA & NA Book Reviews

YA Book Reviews

Reviews for Young Adults or just Adults.

2015 YA & MG Debut Authors

Leaping to your bookshelves in 2015!

Mindy Hardwick's Blog

Author Mindy Hardwick Muses about Writing

YA Crush

Pass a note to your favorite YA book


A group of published UK-based authors and illustrators of picture books, children's and YA.

The Whole Megillah

The Writer's Resource for Jewish-themed Story: Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry

Cheryl Willis Hudson's Blog

Children's Book Author/Editor/Publisher


the networking e-zine for children's writers & illustrators

Julia Lee Author

A blog about reading and writing children's books

Tracey Baptiste


Random Acts of Reading

reviews, raves and a random assortment of book buzz

Children's Literature Crossroads

children's literature meets teaching, reading, talking, writing, and thinking

Books Around The Table

A potluck of ideas from five children's book authors and illustrators

Chapter Book Chat

A Writer Reviews Chapter Books, by Marty Mokler Banks

The Blog

The latest news on and the WordPress community.

Booksellers New Zealand's blog

Flowering Minds

Children's Book Review Site

Lauri Fortino's Frog On A (B)log

Sharing and Celebrating Picture Books Since 2009

Bobs Books Blog

Childrens and Young Adult Book Reviews by Bob Docherty

Pretty Books

One girl's adventures in books, food and travel

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