Calling All Teen Writers!

Call for Submissions Will Reopen in Winter/Spring 2024
Inlandia: A Literary Journey Teen Issue
For submissions and guidelines visit:
Are you a teen writer and/or artist or know a teen who creatively self-expresses? If so, please check out this special opportunity each spring!

We encourage all Inland Southern California teens (13–19 years old) to submit their work for consideration.

Categories include:
• Art (drawings, paintings, photography, sculptures, weavings, comics)
• Book reviews (picture books to adult literature)
• Fiction (any genre)
• Nonfiction (essays, memoir, narrative nonfiction, creative nonfiction)
• Poetry (up to 5 selections).

Some important details:
• It’s FREE!Teens need to submit via our Submittable portal
• Deadline for the 2024 issue will be announced in early 2024.
• Teen Editors will evaluate all submissions. Acceptance notifications will go out in April.

The Teen Issue will go live in May with a public reading.

Please direct any question not answered in the submission guidelines FAQs to the managing editor of Inlandia: A Literary Journey, Erin Michaela Sweeney, at

Inlandia: A Literary Journey is the online literary journal of the Inlandia Institute: celebrating our region in word, image, and sound.