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Closed: Voyage Anthology Contest | $3,500 USD + Print Publication

Editors: Racquel Henry, Kip Wilson, and Marquita Hockaday

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. This is a chance to see your name in print! We will be publishing hardcover, paperback, and ebook editions!
 
The anthology will be edited by the Voyage editorial staff: Racquel Henry, Editor-in-Chief; Kip Wilson, Associate Editor; Marquita Hockaday, Associate Editor.
 
The editors will select 8 pieces of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction to include in the collection.
 
Selected writers will be compensated accordingly:
 
  • Prose: $500
  • Poems/Flash fiction: $250
  • 15 Author copies
 
Bonus: Every entrant will receive access to a pre-recorded mini workshop!
 
And there’s more! To ensure this contest is accessible to all, we’re keeping submissions free for the first month! Get your submissions in before March 1st, and you will avoid the $20 entry fee!
 
We are thrilled about bringing this anthology into the world and excited to read your submissions!
 
Submissions are open from February 1, 2022, to May 1, 2022.
 
Click the submit button for full guidelines!

Young Adult Fiction

Always free. Always open. Always paid.

Please read our submission guidelines carefully.

Guidelines

Voyage has no restrictions on the kind of fiction we’re looking for. We aim to publish good work and provide a space for new and established voices. To get an idea of what we publish, please read our archives. General submissions are open year-round and there is no fee to submit to our general categories. New work is published weekly.

We only accept submissions via our online submission managing system, Submittable. We DO NOT accept submissions via email. Submissions sent via email will automatically be discarded without a response. We accept simultaneous submissions, but please withdraw your work via Submittable if it is accepted elsewhere.

Fiction: Please send YA stories of up to 6,000 words or less. We are 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.

Young Adult Creative Non-Fiction

Always free. Always open. Always paid.

Please read our submission guidelines carefully.

Guidelines

Voyage simply aims to publish good work and provide a space for new and established voices. To get an idea of what we publish, please read our archives. General submissions are open year-round and there is no fee to submit to our general categories. New work is published weekly. We only accept submissions via our online submission managing system, Submittable. We DO NOT accept submissions via email. Submissions sent via email will automatically be discarded without a response. We accept simultaneous submissions, but please withdraw your work via Submittable if it is accepted elsewhere.

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.

Voyage accepts submissions year-round and published pieces can be found on our website, accessible to everyone for free.​​