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RSVP for the WriteGirl Season-End Celebration!



Saturday, June 23 (1pm - 5pm; Mentees arrive 11:45am)
Public Event!
Celebrate the 17th Season of WriteGirl! Food, beverages, silent auction, special guests and performances by the teen girls of WriteGirl!



  • Teen Sequins Poetry Spotlight — Each summer, the literary print journal Gigantic Sequins presents Teen Sequins, an online feature designed to showcase outstanding poetry from writers ages 13 through 19. A single poem from each age group is featured on the Gigantic Sequins blog each August, and all submitters will receive the distinction of honorable mention for their dedication to poetry. Deadline: July 31, 2018.

  • LA Times High School Insider — Students post their stories on LATimes.com to report on the issues that matter to them. If you're interested in getting involved send an email to Kyle.Finck@latimes.com.

  • ForthWrite Magazine is an online, news-based publication produced for and by teenagers, co-founded by WriteGirl Allyson. ForthWrite is seeking contributors, and you can apply online Here.

  • #PoetWe Campaign, launched by WriteGirl alumna Amanda Gorman, is a national initiative that invites students to write poetry about why creative writing and the arts matter.

  • Teen Ink Magazine — If you are ages 13-19 and you'd like to be published in this online magazine, you can submit an original work of poetry, fiction or non-fiction. Rolling deadlines. 

  • Rookie is an online magazine that’s always looking for submissions of fiction, nonfiction, essays (not school essays), rants, raves, humor, poetry from teens. 

  • CICADA is a YA lit/comics magazine fascinated with the lyric and strange and committed to work that speaks to teens’ truths. Submit online.

  • YARN is an online literary journal that publishes creative writing for young adult readers, ages 14-18, and features work by young people alongside adult writers. 

  • Canvas Literary Journal asks writers ages 13-18 to submit in the areas of fiction, memoir, poetry, playwriting, nonfiction, new media and cross-genre.

Writing contests

  • BOOKFOX is a great list of writing contests, year-round.
  • Critical Junior Poet’s Award Contest — This contest was established to foster an interest in poetry in students between the ages of 13 and 18, and provides a basis for recognition and encouragement of outstanding student interest and achievement in the art of poetry. Deadline: September 1, 2018.

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