Young Writers

Are you a young writer looking for a place to publish your work? Or perhaps you're a teacher who would like to encourage your students to submit their writing and art. If so, check out the links below.

If you'd like to hear three quick tips for young writers from bestselling author Rick Riordan, you can watch this YouTube video.

Please note--these links are provided as a resource and do not indicate an endorsement of any of these sites or their programs. 

If you know of other websites for young writers who would like to be published, please share the links in the comments and we will update this page with the information. Or if any of these links no longer work, please let us know that too.
For links to articles and blogs of special interest to young writers, see the Young Writers' Resources page at

Teen writers: Looking for the best fiction to read and study to learn writing techniques? Check out YALSA's list of  Best Fiction for Young Adults.


    1. Brenda Ayala Hartford ctJuly 16, 2012 at 11:19 PM

      This is great! Great page!! :)

    2. Brenda Ayala Hartford ctJuly 16, 2012 at 11:20 PM

      Keep up the great work!! :)

    3. Brenda Ayala Hartford ctJuly 16, 2012 at 11:22 PM

      Very encouraging to children

    4. I'm 26 and right now I feel sooo old...

    5. Thanks so much for sharing this information for young writers! It's wonderful to see so many organizations providing them with real world opportunities to publish their work. Another resource is

      All best,
      Naomi KInsman Downing
      Creative Director
      Society of Young Inklings

    6. Thanks for the info, Naomi. I've added your site to our list.

    7. Another great publication is Parallel Ink. It's an online magazine publishing poetry, narratives, and essays by students ages 12-18 around the world. It's a nice opportunity to get feedback, see your work in digital print, and even get artwork or a translation to go with your writing if its featured in the issue!


    8. Thanks, Parallel Ink. I've added your link to our list.

    9. I am a member of the Teen Board for Canvas, a teen literary magazine that is run by teens, for teens. We accept writing from teens 13-18, from all over the world. You can find out more about us here:

    10. Canvas Lit, thanks so much for the info. I've a link to your site.

    11. Hi Ms. Martino!

      Could you kindly update the link to Parallel Ink? We've moved to a new platform here:


    12. Thanks for the update on Parallel Ink. I've revised the link.

    13. Hello...I'm an aspiring author as well. And I'm loving your posts so far. Can you please check out my blog?

    14. Hi Astha,
      Glad you're enjoying our posts. Wishing you well with your writing.

    15. Hi! Could you please list my online literary magazine, Moledro Magazine ( on your website?

      Best wishes,
      Richa Gupta

    16. Thanks, Richa. I've added your link to our list.

    17. Hi! I was wondering if you could add Seshat Literary Magazine to this list?:

      Thanks! :)

    18. Thanks for the info, Bookworm. I've added the link to your magazine.


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