12 Literary Magazines for New & Unpublished Writers
A list of literary magazines that welcome submissions from emerging and previously unpublished writers. If you haven't submitted your work for publication before, or if you would just like some tips from the experts, be sure to read How to Submit Your Writing to Literary Magazines, a great article with lots of useful advice from the editors of Neon Literary Magazine.
Storybird - Read, write, discover, and share the books you'll always remember.
Become a better writer with Storybird’s creativity tools. Online courses, challenges, and reader feedback will help you improve your writing.
A community of teen book lovers and aspiring writers sharing YA book recommendations, videos, quizzes, writing advice, and more, all on one online platform where you can connect with authors, discover new books, write your own stories, and win prizes. Part of the Penguin Random House family.
Art and Poetry
River of Words - Art and Poetry Every year, in affiliation with the Library of Congress Center for the Book, River of Words sponsors a free international poetry and art contest on the theme of watersheds. The contest is open to students ages 5 through 19 anywhere in the world.
Canvas Teen Literary Journal
Canvas Teen Literary Journal has been publishing some of the best teen writing from around the world since 2013. All submissions are rated by a teen editorial board. Publishing overseen by Nina Alvarez and Lindsay Herko.
We offer daily afterschool academies, long- and short-term writing classes nights and weekends, teen scholar programs, mentorships, SAT Prep courses and college essay writing classes.
By Teens, For Teens
Teen Ink, a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums. Students must be age 13-19 to participate, register and/or submit work. Distributed through classrooms by English teachers, Creative Writing teachers, Journalism teachers and art teachers around the country
Philadelphia Stories, Jr., a division of the nonprofit Philadelphia Stories, is a new literary magazine by writers age 18 and under who currently live in Pennsylvania, Delaware, or Southern New Jersey (writers must still be within K-12 education or home-schooled). Philadelphia Stories, Jr. expands the Philadelphia Stories’ mission to develop a community of writers, artists, and readers through the magazine and education programs by bringing these opportunities to area young writers and…
Canada's best resource for teaching poetry. Lesson plans for teachers, and poems, writing workshops and more for students
Poetry In Voice | Canada's best resource for teaching poetry. Lesson plans for teachers, and poems, writing workshops and more for students
Polyphony Lit is a student-run international literary magazine for high school writers and editors. We invite high school students to submit poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction; join us as editors; take literary editing workshops. Submissions eligible for the Claudia Ann Seaman Awards for Young Writers.