We are currently open to submissions of writing for our May/June 2021 issue until 6/11. Art and music submissions are open until 6/18.
Our literary magazine publishes bi-monthly. We are looking for work that expresses honest opinions and emotional responses to timely and relevant personal or world issues. You are eligible for submission if you are between the ages of 13 and 24.
We do not accept previously published work unless it has been published only in print or it has been recognized in a contest. Works from personal blogs or personal social media accounts are also accepted. We allow simultaneous submissions as long as we are notified at our email () immediately after the piece's acceptance in another publication.
Submissions must go through email. Please email your submissions to with the subject heading, "Attn: Submission."
Submit your work as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf.
Do not include the writer or artist’s name anywhere on the title box or document. We read all submissions name-blind.
All submissions must be in English. If you include words or phrases in another language, please include their English translations at the bottom of your submission.
Please include a brief explanation of how other teens may relate to your work, and/or how your work relates to relevant and timely issues (optional, but highly recommended for art submissions).
Please also include a brief, third person biography, which will be added as contributor notes.
Plagiarism is not allowed. We do not accept submissions that include slurs or hate speech.
We will accept no more than 3 pieces per genre per issue.
Prose: 11-12 point font, double-spaced, no more than six pages per submission
Poetry: 11-12 point font, single-spaced, no more than six pages per submission
At least 300 DPI and at least 8' by 8' digitally. Please do not submit fan art.
Must be an mp3 audio link 1-5 minutes long.
Must be a completely original composition.
Include a pdf of the lyrics or musical score.
We look forward to reviewing your work!