Teenage Wasteland Review is accepting poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction from students ages 14-19. Poetry submissions also entered in The Muriel Avellaneda Prize for Young Writers (prize: $100). Deadline: April 30, 2015. Guidelines.
Entries are invited for the Junior Authors Poetry Contest. First prize: website publication, signed copy of “Polly Wants to Be a Writer: The Junior Authors Guide to Writing and Getting Published.” Other prizes available. Open to any writer worldwide between the ages of 9-21. Four age categories. Length: 50 lines max. No entry fee. Deadline: January 31, 2014.
The Traveling Poet (US) is an ezine publishing poetry from writers ages 12-25, and articles on hitchhiking, traveling broke, poverty, and philosophy. Poetry about traveling is ideal, but any subject is welcome. No Beat Generation re-enactments. Deadline: Rolling
- Guidelines: travellingpoetblogzine.wordpress.com
Entries are invited for the Alice Munro Writers & Readers Festival Short Story Contest. Submit short fiction, 5000 words max. Two categories: Teen (age 13-19 as of August 1) and Adult. First prize in each category: $500. Selected authors will be invited to read during the festival Weekend: September 27-29. Entry fee: $25 (adult) and $10 (teen). Deadline: August 1, 2013
- Guidelines: alicemunrofestival.ca/?page_id=306
International, online, student-run writing publication Parallel Ink (Thailand) invites submissions from young writers 11-15 years old. Looking for narratives, poetry, fan fiction, and essays.