Submit to the One Teen Story Writing Contest (Prizes: $500 + more)

Are you between the ages of 13 and 19? Do you write short stories?

The One Teen Story Writing Contest is open for submissions until November 3rd, 2019. Four winning stories will be selected and some other stories will receive honorable mentions. Each of the four winning stories will be published in the forthcoming issues of One Teen Story, a magazine with over ten thousand readers, and each of the winners will receive a cash prize and copies of their published story.

Who is Eligible to Submit:
• Anyone between the ages of 13-19 from anywhere in the world.
• There is no entry fee.

How to Apply:
• Submit a story that is between 2000 and 4500 words.
• The main characters in the story to be submitted must be teens.
• The story must be written in English.
• Stories that have been previously published or stories that are forthcoming at other publications are not eligible.
• Note that: Prove of age must be provided by all winners.
• If you have a good story already, submit here.

Prizes:
• $500 to each of the four winners.
• Publication of each of the winning stories.
• Each winner receives twenty-five copies of their published story.
• The winners get to work with a One Teen Story editor before publication.

Ernest Ogunyemi

Ernest O. Ogunyemi enjoys playing with words to express what he feels within, or wants to feel. His stories have appeared in magazines and blogs such as Tuck Magazine, Naija Stories, Poetry Soup and his poetry is forthcoming in Acumen91 (out in May) and African Writing. Currently, he is working on a short story collection: Weaving Fine Rhythms from Broken Tunes.

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