The following is a list of literary journals and magazines that publish writing by children and teenagers. Some of them accept submissions from adults — and all of them accept submissions from youth of various ages. Ember Ember publishes fiction, poetry, and creative non fiction by writers 10 and up. That means adults can submit to.
Launch Pad publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by kids and teens. They choose stories and poems that are creative and well written, but they do not publish all submissions. Launch Pad recommends reading online some of their stories and poems to get an idea of the works they like to publish, and they provide writing tips to students interested in submitting. This competition offers young scholars the opportunity to earn national recognition, publication opportunities, and scholarship awards. Who Can Submit: Any public, private, parochial or home-school student in grades 7 — 12 in the U. Reduced fees are also available to students for whom fees would be a barrier to participation.
Please feel free to share widely, and email me any suggestions or corrections. Teens between the ages of 13 and 17 can submit a short story. Check the Teen Page at www. The League of Canadian Poets lists prizes and offers resources for young poets.
GrubStreet's Teen Summer Writing Fellowship immerses high school students in the writer's life of creative craft and publishing. During three weeks at GrubStreet, teens work with published authors on original prose and poetry, meet with literary agents and editors, take field trips to inspirational locales like the ICA, and more. In the spirit of writers' residencies for adults, all teens will receive a stipend for their commitment to the program and their time spent as working writers. Still unsure if you should apply? Read about a past fellow's experiences here.