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Manuscript/Chapbook Contest: The Young Writers Initiative Juven Press

Writers everywhere, this is your time to shine! Sponsored by Book Pipeline, The Young Writers Initiative wants to see your work as a whole! Whether you write fantasy or romance or mystery, we want to read your work! Submissions are open from August 31st to October 31st. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at [email protected]

Manuscript/Chapbook Contest Free


Closes on Sunday, October 31, 2021 11:59 PM US Eastern Daylight Time (in 3 days, 10 hours)

Submission Deadlines:

Submissions open August 31st and will close October 31st at midnight

Winners will be announced in January


You may only submit to one category!

We accept submissions in any genre, including fantasy, sci-fi, romance, and more! Please do not submit work with any explicit sexual content, any racist, sexist, homophobic, ableist, or any other offensive work. Thank you!
Please submit manuscripts and chapbooks in proper manuscript format.
Fiction: Please submit the first chapter or the first five pages, in addition to the full manuscript (In two separate documents) Manuscript must be complete
Poetry: Please submit a completed chapbook


One winner in each category $225 each
Fiction: Submitted to Bookpipeline if over 18
Poetry: Published through Juven in 2022

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