Calendar

All of our publishing and learning opportunities of 2022

February 1 – May 1, 2022

We’re incredibly excited to offer writers a chance to have their young adult writing published in our inaugural Anthology! Short Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, and Poetry anthologies in the young adult market are taking off in popularity—and we at Voyage are obsessed with reading them. Submit your young adult writing to us for a chance to be selected for our own inaugural Anthology. $3500 awarded to eight different writers. Learn more here.

Voyage YA Book Lab

May 1 – June 30, 2022

The Book Lab is an online space for YA writers to start, finish, and/or polish their YA novel. Whether it’s you very first manuscript, or the fourth in your epic fantasy series, this Lab will offer every writer an opportunity to be read by professional editors, coached by market experts for a path to publication, and given a rigorous unique, MFA-style curriculum of self-driven learning materials.

The Voyage Novel Excerpt Contest

July 1 – September 30, 2022

It’s that time of year when books are forged in the creative fires of summer—something about the heat inspires us all. We want to see all that hard effort rewarded, and we warmly invite you to send us your favorite writing from your novels! Roll up your sleeves, write relentlessly, and send us your best. We want the excerpt that makes us ache for the rest of the book, that makes us desperate to spend more time in the world of your creation!

Voyage YA Short Story Lab

November 1 – December 31, 2022

The Short Story Lab is an online space for YA writers to start, finish, and/or polish their short fiction writing. Whether you’ve been writing short stories with YA protagonists for years, or are entirely new to the medium, this Lab will offer every writer an opportunity to be read by professional editors, coached by market experts for a path to publication, and given a rigorous unique, MFA-style curriculum of self-driven learning materials geared toward writing stellar short stories.

The Voyage Book Prize

October 1 – January 1, 2023

We cannot wait to share more details with you for this exciting prize! Stay tuned. We will be accepting your full manuscripts come October this year. 

Young Adult Fiction

Always open, always free to submit

Fiction: Please send stories of up to 6,000 words or less. We are simply looking for stories that surprise, inspire, entertain, or enlighten.

Manuscript Preparation: Please make sure your manuscript is double-spaced with 12 point font (Times New Roman). Submissions should be no more than 6,000 words. Please include the author’s name and page number in the top right-hand corner of every page.

Submit your fiction here.

Young Adult Creative Non-Fiction

Always open, always free to submit

CNF: We’re on the hunt for personal essays and other creative nonfiction that specifically relates to the teen experience. Submit your creative nonfiction via our submission manager here.

Manuscript Preparation: Please make sure your manuscript is double-spaced with 12 point font (Times New Roman). Submissions should be no more than 6,000 words. Please include the author name and page number in the top right-hand corner of every page.

Submit your CNF here

Share Your Stories

Always free. Always open. $200 per story selected.