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Markets for Young Adult

on April 26, 2013

Happy Friday! Here are a couple markets for young adult writers:

Fable Press: Seeking speculative fiction for YA. Aliens, parallel universes, things that go bump in the night, Fable Press is on the hunt for speculative fiction! Submission guidelines here.

Spencer Hill Press is seeking both New Adult and Young Adult. The editor shares what types of New Adult stories she’d love to see in her inbox here, and if you think you’ve got the perfect love story featuring college-aged adults, you can submit your manuscript to Spencer Hill Contemporary here.

Harlequin Digital First is seeking Young Adult Novellas-Harlequin is opening a new line called Harlequin Digital First and is seeking YA romance novellas at 10,000 words or more. Stories will only be published digitally. To read all the guidelines including other categories they are seeking in the digital first imprint go here for submission guidelines.

The Celtic Hearts Romance Writers, a RWA special interest group focusing on all things Celtic romance, is now open to submissions for their Golden Claddagh Contest. The contest asks for partial manuscript submissions from a variety of genres (including YA). You do not have to be a member of RWA to submit to this contest. First prize is cash! Submissions close May 1. Read the guidelines

You do not need an agent for these submission opportunities.

Good luck!


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