Publishing Student Work
Learning to Write
Q. Where can kids who write get published?
A. In these magazines for kids!
*A book editor's tips for aspiring young writers (and their parents) on KGO-TV*
"When selecting children's work for the ‘Write on!’ section of the magazine, preference will be given to children aged 12 and under."
"CICADA's stories and poems are written by outstanding adult authors and by teens themselves. CICADA also sponsors "The Slam," an online writing forum for young writers who want the world to see what they can do with words. For ages 14 and up."
"Creative Kids magazine is the nation's largest magazine by and for kids. The magazine bursts with games, stories, and opinions all by and for kids ages 8-14."
"Frodo's Notebook is always looking for well-crafted poems, creative essays, and short stories by teens age 13-19 from all around the world."
"Liminal is an online and print literary journal written for teens, by teens. Itís a place for artists ages 13 to 19 to express their unique perspectives of the world."
"Fiction, poetry, artwork, letters, science experiments, cartoons and articles about the lives of girls and women around the globe edited by and for girls ages 8-14."
"Since 1985, Merlyn's Pen has brought students and teachers in 20 countries model works by teen writers."
"Now in its twentieth year, Skipping Stones publishes bimonthly during the school year. We accept art and original writings in every language and from all ages. We invite you to participate in this exciting project with your submissions, subscriptions, suggestions and support."
"Published bimonthly, this international English-language literary magazine publishes stories, poems, book reviews, and art by young people through age 13."
"Teen Ink is a monthly print magazine, website, and a book series all written by teens for teens."
" If you’re a girl between the ages of 13-19, you can submit your writing, your art, or a description of your activism for publication in Teen Voices."
The Writer's Slate
"The Writers' Slate publishes original poetry and prose from students enrolled in kindergarten through twelfth grade. It also publishes pedagogical or creative writing by teachers. Three issues per year are published on-line with one devoted to publishing winners of the writing contests."
What If? Magazine
"What If? magazine is a showcase for creative writing, editorials, book reviews, word play and interviews for and by Canada's teens. Our goal is to help young writers and illustrators get published for the first time in a quality literary setting."