Below are links to a variety of online resources that may be of interest to our readers.

If you're looking for links to information specifically for young writers, or sites where young writers can share their work, see our For Young Writers page.

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'd like to recommend additional links, please post them in the comments. And if you find that any of these links are no longer valid, please let us know that, too.

Websites of Note

Children's/YA Lit Reading Lists

Graduate Programs in Writing for Children and Young Adults

Contests in Writing for Children and Young Adults

General Children's/YA Lit Blogs

* A Chair, a Fireplace, & a Tea Cozy
* A Fuse #8 Production
* A Thousand Wrongs
* A Year of Reading
* ABCs of Reading
* Anastasia Suen's Children's Book Biz Blog
* Author2Author
* Author of--Interviews with Authors of Children's/YA Literature
* BiblioFile
* Big A Little a
* Bildungsroman
* Blue Rose Girls
* Book Aunt by Kate Coombs
* Book Maker's Dozen: 13 Children's Book Illustrators
* Boys Rock, Boys Read!!!
* Boys Rule Boys Read!
* Brooklyn Arden by editor Cheryl Klein
* Bruce Black's Wordswimmer
* Castle Library of Lesson Plans and Reading Activities
* Chicken Spaghetti
* Crossover Books
* Cynsations
* Enchanted Inkpot: Writers and Readers of Middle Grade and Young Adult Fantasy
* Finding Wonderland
* From the Mixed Up Files--Blog Celebrating Middle-Grade Books
* Good Reads with Ronna: Reviews for Parents
* GottaBook
* Great Kid Books
* Guys Lit Wire
* Hit the Ground Running Blog for New Teachers
* I.N.K.--Interesting Nonfiction for Kids
* In Need of Chocolate
* Katie's Literature Lounge
* KidLit411
* Kidlitosphere Central News Blog
* Margo Dill's Read These Books and Use Them
* Miss Rumphius Effect
* MotherReader
* Nerdy Book Club
* Newbery Project
* Nonfiction Matters Blog on School Library Journal
* Open Wide, Look Inside: Blog on Using Children's Literature Across the Curriculum
* Pencil Tips Writing Workshop Strategies
* PBS Parents Booklights
* Pen Tales: Writers on the Path to Publication and Beyond
* Picture Book Builders
* PlanetEsme Blog by Esme Codell
* Poetry at Play
* Poetry for Children
* Read Roger, by Roger Sutton
* Readergirlz Blog
* SCBWI Official Blog
* Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast
* Shelftalker: A Children's Bookseller's Blog
* Slushbusters
* Story Sleuths
* Teen Fiction Cafe
* Ten Block Walk by editor Molly O'Neill
* The Longstockings
* The Nonfiction Detectives
* The Storyteller's Inkpot
* Through the Tollbooth
* Waking Brain Cells
* Wands and Worlds
* Wild Rose Reader
* Write 6
* Write at Your Own Risk, blog by VC MFA faculty
* Writers Inspired Blog
* YA Bliss
* YARebels Vlog


Backwards by Design said...

Dear Teaching Author,

I am a librarian as well as editor with a library-supported literary magazine called 805. We are located in Bradenton, FL but open to submissions the world over. We have an upcoming TEEN issue and are trying to get the word out for submissions. For more information please visit: Thank you, Sarah P. Gibson

Carmela Martino said...

Thanks, Sarah. I've posted a link on our Young Writers page.

Unknown said...

Hi Teaching Author,

This is an interesting infographic on literary rates and promoting literacy worldwide.