Literary Entanglements For Young Poets And Writers, August 2020


Daily news of the still ravaging COVID-19 global pandemic can make your mind restless. Loosen up this summer. Meet new magazines rooting for young adult poets and writers and get entagled.

1. Young Nigerian Female Poets Anthology
Angel Nduka-Nwosu of As Equals Africa seeks submissions for an anthology of poems by young Nigerian female poets between the ages of 16 and 26.
-Submit a packet of 2-3 poems of not more than 10 pages on any theme.
-Document should be in Times New Roman, 12pt., single spaced as a doc. or docx. File.
-Subject line of email should read ‘Young Nigerian Female Poets Anthology Submission’. Include a brief bio stating you’re Nigerian in the body of the email.
Read more of the guidelines here.
Deadline is October 1, 2020.
Submit to [email protected]

2. The Five-Two
The Five-Two
seeks original poetry that is a reaction to what you see as a crime.They are open to any form or style including free verse and prose poem.
-Each poem should be 60 lines or fewer.
-In the message body, include a bio for publication and the legal statement:
I certify that I am the author of this unpublished work. If accepted, I grant Gerald So first worldwide rights to publish it on the Five-Two website and non-exclusive worldwide electronic reprints rights to include it in the applicable Five-Two ebook.
-Paste poem(s) into the message body or attach as a Word doc. Let the subject line read ‘Five-Two poetry: Title(s) of your poem(s).
Submit to [email protected]

3. Youth Imagination
They are interested in the best creative fiction stories by teens and young adults writers, particularly, stories exploring their issues such as bullying, drugs, romance, parental issues etc.
-Submissions should have 1 inch margins, single spaced lines with extra space between paragraphs.
-Use a standard font (Arial, Calibri, Times New Roman) in 10,11,12pt. size.
Between $8 – $25 depending on word length. Plus, a $2 bonus for authors who accept payment via Paypal.
Submit here.

Maria Oluwabukola Oni is a Nigerian Content Writer. Her eyes and ears keep roaming for writing opportunities and she loves to share them with like minds. Tweet your ideas @MariaMarhiya

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