Literary journals for youth

Teens and college students: Want to find great literary magazines to read? Or are you looking to submit your work? Here are the Twitter handles for literary journals that emphasize young people.

Youth (generally)

Augment Review @AugmentReview (“student-run”)
Lemon Star Mag @lemonstarmag ‏(“young and new writers”)
Sonder Midwest @SonderMw ‏(“young & emerging artists”)
Butcher Papers @ButcherPapers ‏(“youth-run lit mag…elevating the voices of the next generation”)
Siblíní Journal @siblinijournal ‏(“publishing…young artists, writers, and luminaries across the globe”)
Zizzle Literary @zizzlelit (“for young minds”)
esthesia magazine @esthesiamag
Mid-Heaven Magazine @MIDHEAVENMAG (“We accept work by teens & young adults”)
Teen Belle @teenbellemag (“for young womxn interested in politics & literature)
STILLPOINT @uga_stillpoint (“student writers and artists
The Roadrunner Review @RoadrunnerRevi1 (“featuring the poetry & prose of students worldwide”)
Allegory Ridge @AllegoryRidge ‏(“publishing…the millennial generation”)
All Ears @allearsorg
Burning Jade Magazine @BurningJadeLit (“radical truths for radical youths”)
The Young Writers Initiative @tywiorg (“we have a lit mag + press @juvenpress“)
Afro Literary Magazine @AfroLiterary (“a youth-run collective for Black and afro-headed artists of all ages”)
Paracosm Literary Journal @Paracosmlit (“a for-youth, by-youth online publication”)
Interstellar Literary Review @interstellarlit (“powerful prose that travels lightyears + polished poems that take us through galaxies” “youth-led” “several of our Interstellar team members are minors”)
Eponym Magazine @eponymmag (“uk online lit and art magazine by and for young people”)
Juven @juvenpress (“for young writers (10-25)” “fresh takes, breathtaking poems, and worldbending fiction”)
Isa Magazine @isamagazinee (“BIPOC youth and young women”)

Teens (specifically)

Sugar Rascals @Sugar_Rascals ‏(“for teenagers”)
Body Without Organs @bwojournal (“international literary journal for teen writers”)
tomato soup zine @tomatosoupzine (submissions from people ages 14-22)
Bridge @bridgebluffton ‏(“the best young writers and artists, age 14-24”)
pulpinprint @pulpinprint (“tiny press + social platform for young writers” under 25)
Paper Crane Journal @journalcrane (“for teens, by teens”)
Authylem Lit Mag @authylem (“founded by a teen | looking for art & writing”)
love letters magazine @loveletters_mag (“teen creative mag”)
Crashtest Magazine @crashtestmag (“accepts submissions from high school students all around the world”)
Inertia Teens @InertiaTeens (“for teens to share their stories”)
Novel Minority @novelminority (“an online writing org for BIPOC teens”)

College (specifically)

Mochila Review @Mochila_MWSU (“publishing undergraduates from across the globe”)
Pharos Magazine @pharos_magazine ‏(publishes university undergraduates only)
Yiara Magazine @YiaraMagazine (“undergraduate feminist art magazine”)
Burn @burnlitmag ‏(“we publish collegiate + college-age authors”)
Green Blotter @greenblotter ‏(“publishing undergrad art, poetry, and prose”)


Apprehension Mag @ApprehensionMag ‏(note: no tweets since 2018)
NEWMAG @_Newmag_ ‏(“for new writers” – on hiatus since 2019)
inQluded (as of July 2020, Twitter @inQluded ‏and website are gone)
Canvas Lit Journal @CanvasLit (“Teen literary journal”, closed 2020)