How to Submit Student Work to Publishers

Do you have a student who excels in writing or art?Perhaps you can encourage your student to submit his/her work to a publisher. There are many publishers out there who are looking for student work.  Most offer students several free copies of their magazine and send a nice letter congratulating the student that his/her work will appear in a future issue. A few pay a small amount, such as $5.00 or $25.00.

Here are a few tips that you should know to help your student submit his/her work:

Here are some addresses of publishers who might want to publish your student's work.

Encourage students to look at these magazines to see if their work is similar to the other student work in the magazines. Many of these magazines are interested in book reviews, poems, hobby tips, short stories, drawings, jokes, riddles, paintings, photographs, letters to the editor, etc.  Many have a "student page", contests, and invite students to answer questions for future issues. Boys' Life pays $10.00 for each hobby tip they publish.  Stone Soup is made up entirely of student work, including the front and back covers and is the best place to send stories and long poems.




Best of luck in encouraging your students in their writing! 


A great reference book for the serious student writer or artist is published by Stone Soupmagazine.  It is called, "Young Writer's Guide to Getting Published."  It costs $18.99, plus $4.50 for shipping and handling.