Youth Writers Wanted!

San Diego Family Magazine is looking for talented young writers to be published as guest columnists for our Teen Life column (ages 13-18) and Youth Voices column (ages 8-12). This is an opportunity for gifted, young journalists to write about a topic of their choosing that is relevant to teens and kids in San Diego County. 

Teen Life

We are looking for crisp writing about timely, youth-oriented issues of interest to middle and high school age teens (13-18). The essay must be no more than 800 words. Only manuscripts written by teens between the ages of 13 and 18 years of age will be considered.
Submit articles via e-mail as a text document to, editor@sandiegofamily.com

Please include your name, address, age, grade, school and e-mail address. Please put "Teen Life Submission" in the subject line and include a short one or two sentence bio about yourself (ie: John Smith is a 10th grader at Mira Mesa High School. He enjoys reading and playing football). Parental consent is required and must be included.

If you have a photo or artwork that would complement your story, e-mail it in a jpeg format or by mail to: San Diego Family Magazine, Teen Life, P.O. Box 23960, San Diego, CA 92193

Submitting an article does not guarantee publication. San Diego Family Magazine will pay $25 upon publication.

 

Youth Voices

We are looking for crisp writing about timely, youth-oriented issues of interest to elementary and middle school kids (ages 8-12). The essay must be no more than 500 words. Only manuscripts written by students between 8 and 12 years of age will be considered.

Submit articles via e-mail as a text document to, editor@sandiegofamily.com

Please include your name, address, age, grade, school and e-mail address. Please put "Youth Voices Submission" in the subject line and include a short one or two sentence bio about yourself (ie: Tiffany Jones is a 4th grader at Sundance Elementary School. She enjoys art and playing soccer). Parental consent is required and must be included.

If you have a photo or artwork that would complement your story, e-mail it in a jpeg format or by mail to: San Diego Family Magazine, Youth Voices, P.O. Box 23960, San Diego, CA 92193.

Submitting an article does not guarantee publication. San Diego Family Magazine will reward students with an age-appropriate prize if their submission is published.