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Publish Your Work Online


Teen Ink offers teenagers the opportunity to publish their creative work and opinions on the issues that affect their lives – everything from love and family to teen smoking and community service. Hundreds of thousands of students have submitted their work to them and they have published more than 25,000 teens since 1989.

Teen Voices Online is the original magazine written by, for and about teen women. Get published! If you’re a girl between the ages of 13-19, you can submit your writing, your art, or a description of your activism for publication in Teen Voices.

Advocates For Youth offers a community of engaged young people writing on a wide range of topics that are relevant to the lives of the authors at Amplify Your Voice. Join their team today!

Enter Other Contests


Figment is a community where you can share your writing, connect with other readers, and discover new stories and authors. In addition to great resources, they collect and post contest opportunities!

The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers hosts The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. These awards offer early recognition of creative teenagers and scholarship opportunities for graduating high-school seniors. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards offer creative teenagers:

  • Recognition by local and national professionals in the arts
  • Exhibition and publication opportunities for regional and national audiences; and
  • Scholarships for graduating seniors who present portfolios of art, photography and/or writing.

Next Step Teen Shout Out Writing Contest: Enter the Shout Out teen writing contest, and you could win $100 and have your writing published in an issue of Next Step Magazine!