However, theres an abundance of writing competitions year round for teens and writing contests for high school students — you just need to know where to look. Here, I compiled a list of 33 writing contests for teens.
Please feel free to share widely, and email me any suggestions or corrections. Check the Teen Page at www.
The League of Canadian Poets Essay writing contests for teens prizes and offers resources for young poets. The contest is open to any writers aged 5 to Older students must have not yet completed high school.
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Judging is done by noted writers from across Canada and one winner and two honourable mentions from each grade receive a gift certificate for the bookstore of his or her choice. The magazine seeks to publish the best literary work in English by young writers 12 to 18 around the world.
They accept submissions of stories, poems, artwork, and photography from girls age 13 to It accepts manuscripts by writers aged 13 to F r iction literary magazine publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by young authors. They have special guidelines for high school student submissions.
INKspire hopes to provide opportunities for young writers, journalists, and artists to showcase their talents. They accept submissions from any location and any age group. The Magazine for Girls and Their Dreams is a print magazine edited by 8 to 14 year-old girls. Accepts submissions from young writers.
It offers lots of publishing opportunities, contests, and a chance to read work by other youth. They seek to discover new teen writers and publish them alongside established writers of the YA genre.
Teens 12 to 19 living in Toronto are eligible to submit. Work is selected by editorial teams made of youth volunteers and professional writers and artists.
A launch event including youth readings is held each fall to recognize the contributors. The Magazine of Zine Culture and the Independent Arts reviews the best zines, books, websites, videos, and artwork from the underground and reprints the best articles from the alternative press.
Also includes groundbreaking interviews, original fiction, and commentary on all aspects of the independent arts. Writers are encouraged to produce a 50,word novel to be submitted by the last day of month.
Includes areas to post excerpts and share your word count in-progress, as well as community forums and pep talks. Young Authors Guide is a select list of literary magazines to read, places to publish writing, and legitimate contests.
Many of the magazines have open submissions with guidelines, an editorial selection process, and a regular print cycle. Some publish only young writers, some publish all ages for young readers.
Figment members share their writing, connect with their readers, discover new stories and authors, and participate in contests. Not aimed specifically at youth, but many young people are active members. Members have access to a Community Forum for general, literary, and off-topic discussion; the Writing Forum, for submitting writing and critiquing work posted by other members; plus a chat room, contests, exercises, and more.
Workshops are led by professional writers and artists. The programming includes a keynote speech, multiple workshops and an open mic.
Throughout the day, youth can submit writing and art and youth volunteers produce an instant anthology that participants take home.An extensive list of other writing contests! Our awesome internship program! Submit to F(r)iction Series!
Short Story Contest. The winner of our short story contest will be awarded $1, and publication in F(r)iction. Five finalists will receive free professional edits . Contests. Good luck to all those who have entered our ANNUAL YOUNG WRITERS CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST – (ages ) We are now accepting entries for our Annual Young Writers Creative Writing Contest for ages Theme is open, words or less and one entry per writer.
A free weekly newsletter that lists semi-pro or higher paying markets and contests as well as grants, crowdfunding, contests, publishers, agents and employers.
Available to those with writing products/courses/ conferences/etc. for advertising. Writing Contest Rules For fiction and creative non-fiction, one submission includes one short story or essay of up to 3, words. Please double space your prose. Figment is an online writing community created to be used by educators, but also open for individual children and teens to create independent accounts.
Figment members share their writing, connect with their readers, discover new stories and authors, and participate in contests. Central Library Civic Center Tulsa, OK