Getting Youth Articles and Stories Published
Following are some websites that
publish youth-written content:
WireTap is always looking for new writers and artists to add to the site. We
are happy to review all submissions from young people but we are most likely to
PUBLISH writing that: is generally respectful and socially responsible, is
written in a personal voice, is well researched and carefully written,
addresses social and political issues from a youth perspective, has an
activist, or "what are you going to DO about it?" spin to it, seeks to include
those who have not traditionally had a voice. If you are not up to writing an
article or essay yourself, we are always interested in your comments, story
ideas and suggestions about what you'd like to see on the page.
"Welcome to the first edition of i3! Powered by TakingITGlobal, the goal of i3
is to create a platform from which youth around the world can make their voices
heard. Through showcasing diverse opinions and perspectives we can gain cross-cultural understanding and learn from each other! Each issue of i3 will feature
a different topic, ranging from the environment to music, from war to food.,
from religion to dreams. You can submit work to i3 in many forms - articles,
short stories, interviews, poems, essays, biographies, even recipes. Make it
serious or wacky - your personal style and point of view is welcome!"
The place to
access young people's distinctive perspectives on the world from around the
world. The heart of the site, the story library, contains over 400 articles
produced by children and teenagers in the last six years and published in the
local and national media.
"Get your journalism articles, comics, short stories and poetry published
online and in print! Learn how to do interviews, write 'copy', and use HTML to
publish on the world wide web! Learn more about the environment and social
Young Writer On-Line
"Young Writer On-Line is Young Writer's Sister Electronic Edition. Young Writer
(paper edition) is an international magazine featuring the best in English
language creative writing from children aged 6 to 16 from around the world.
Fun, instructive and designed to build any child's confidence, Young Writer is
a forum for young people's writing fiction and non-fiction, prose and poetry."
"It is especially for young people ages 7-15. Vangar publishes things that
people your own age have written to put a spotlight on your talent, and to show
you that you can do it too."
The Teen Writing Project is a volunteer, non-profit
effort with Seattle teens who are in jail, on the streets, or in other ways
leading difficult lives. We actively support writing by teens who are
enthusiastic and prolific writers.
"MidLink Magazine, the electronic magazine created by kids, for kids in the
middle grades--generally ages 10 to 15. Browse through our interactive space to
enjoy art and writing that will link middle school kids all over the world."
and Militarism Magazine
Seeking progressive thinking writers, lecturers,
non-profit agency staff & leaders, as well as activists from all walks of life
interested in contributing essays and articles.
A national, annual non-profit literary
journal published in hard copy that provides a creative voice
for young adults (ages 13-19 yrs.) through publication of their
original fiction, non-fiction, poetry, plays, photography, and