Young Writers’ Markets

Check out the markets below, and be sure to visit the CBC’s “Guide to writing prizes for young Canadians” for more options. It’s a fab list, regularly updated.


Online and Print Magazines for Teen Writers:

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


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+.


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


Polar Expressions Publishing has annual calls for submissions of poetry and prose from Canadian students in all grades, K-12.


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.


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


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:


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. My favourite, the Ottawa Public Library’s Awesome Authors Contest runs every year for writers aged 9-18. But there are so many more. Too many to list. For ongoing announcements about contests and calls for submissions,

(Updated 2022)

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