Saturday, 11 January 2014

Anyone writing for children and looking for submission opportunities?

Here are two very lovely Irish based magazines seeking for writing for children.

The Caterpillar - a sister magazine of The Moth. Seeks poetry and short stories, for more see here

The Looking Glass - produced from Trinity College Dublin. It is seeking submissions for volume 3 issue 1, of short stories, poetry, novel extracts, illustrations,  and comic strips. Deadline 01st March 2014, see details here
Also for children, UK based publisher Chicken House  are running a 24 hour submission opportunity for unpublished children's novels aimed at ages 8-12. The crucial date is 25th January 2014 and further details of sending five chapters and a pitch of the novel are here

Chicken House also runs an annual children's fiction competition. It is currently closed and a longlist for the 2014 is out very soon. However, the 2015 competition opens for entires again in March/early April 2014 see here  Exerpts of winning entries are published online, so look out at the Chicken House website for details of those.

Good luck in submitting to any of these.

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