MAGAZINES FOR YOUNG WRITERS
Inclusion on this list does not equal an endorsement or recommendation.
Please research each magazine thoroughly before making a submission.
Amazing Kids! Online Magazine
Fiction and nonfiction magazine for kids, ages 5-12 (main audience is 8-12).
Accepts writing from kids ages 5-18.
Literary magazine for high school students published by the Writers Institute at Susquehanna University.
BALLOONS Literary Journal
Bi-annual literary journal written by teens ages 12 and over.
Publishes poetry, fiction, and art/photography.
Magazine for children, ages 8-12.
Accepts stories, poems, crafts, drawings, photos, recipes, etc from youth under 18.
Blue Marble Review
Literary magazine for teens and young adults, ages 13-22.
Body Without Organs
Online international literary journal for teens 13-19.
Quarterly print magazine that features brave women in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math).
Accepts submissions from writers and artists who are ages 12 and under.
International quarterly publication for writers ages 13-21.
Magazine for young women that publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art.
Open to submissions from women ages 15-29.
Cast of Wonders
A publication for young adult short fiction, open to stories up to 6,000 words in length.
The Caterpillar Magazine
Quarterly magazine for children that features poetry, short stories, and art.
Only accepts submissions from writers over 16.
Literary magazine of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and flash fiction.
Looking for writers in middle and high school for their Young Voices section.
Cliche Teen Journal
Bi-annual online journal for teens ages 13-19.
The Concord Review
Quarterly magazine that publishes research papers from students in middle and high school. Teachers can submit student essays through the school system.
Bi-annual online magazine run by the Fine Arts Center in Greenville, SC.
Publishes writing and art by high school students under 18.
Curieux Academic Journal
Publishes academic writing from students in high school.
The Daphne Review
Literary magazine that publishes writing and art by high school students (13-18).
Elan Literary Magazine
Literary magazine published for international high school students.
Semi-annual literary magazine of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction written for and by young writers, ages 10-16.
Fingers Comma Toes
Online youth journal that publishing writing and art from children and young adults, ages 4-29.
Guardian Angel Kids Magazine
Free online magazine for children featuring themed articles, games, and videos.
Now accepts submissions from children under 14 for their Young Muses section.
Girls Right the World
Literary journal that accepts young female writers and artists, ages 14-21.
Hanging Loose Magazine
Fiction and poetry magazine that accepts high school writers.
Print magazine for children, ages 6-12.
Accepts submissions from writers under 16 by mail only.
Hot Dish Magazine
Annual magazine for teen writers in grades 9-12 who live in the Midwest.
Hope Of Young Artists’ online publication for writers ages 14+.
The Ideate Review
Bi-annual literary magazine that publishes short stories, poetry, and art created by young adults, ages 14+, from around the world.
Theme based magazine that features poetry, artwork, and nonfiction.
Accepts submissions from teens, ages 11-17.
Literary magazine published by the Chicago High School School for the Arts.
Accepts submissions from children in K-12 for their Cornerstone section.
Publication established by Antioch University that has a special category for writers between the ages of 13-17.
Children’s magazine written by kids ages 12 and younger.
Classroom magazine featuring fiction, essays and poems by American teens.
Features a library of young writers by students in grades 6-12.
Library of Young Writers
The Milking Cat
Online teen comedy magazine started by a high school sophomore.
New Moon Girls
Online magazine for girls, written by girls.
One Teen Story
Literary short-story magazine solely written by teens, ages 13-19.
Annual contest to choose stories is held in the fall of each year.
Online global literary magazine for youth ages 14-20.
Philadelphia Stories (PS Teen and PS Junior)
Open to young writers in the Greater Philadelphia region.
Global online literary magazine for high school writer and editors.
Press Pause Press
Literary journal that published writing by teens and adults. Writers under 18 must follow special guidelines.
Rattle Young Poets Anthology
Magazine featuring poems written by children, ages 15 and younger.
Online publication for young people that features essays and dialogues.
Skipping Stones Magazine
Multi-cultural magazine for students ages 7-18 years.
Essays, letters, riddles, and proverbs written by youth are accepted
Journal that publishes fiction, nonfiction and poetry for young adults and new adults. Submissions by high school writers accepted.
Submission Guidelines for High School Writers
Online magazine for children and young people.
Accepts submissions from youth.
Online literary magazine for ages 13-19.
Teen Author Boot Camp Anthology
Annual anthology including submissions from teens who attend the Teen Author Boot Camp.
Teen Author Boot Camp Poetry Collection
Annual poetry collection including submissions from teens who attend the Teen Author Boot Camp.
Classroom magazine featuring teen writing, art, photography and forums.
More about Teen Ink
New literary magazine for teens and young adults, ages 14-21.
Unlocked for Teens
Christian devotional magazine for teens that accepts submission from writers who are at least 13 years old.
Magazine about women’s issues.
Accepts young writers for “Teen Voices” section and mentoring program.