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Youth Speaks Human Rights in Verse Anthology 0

A project of International Human Rights Art Festival (see other related projects).

About

Calling all young writers, artists, and activists! The International Human Rights Art Festival is curating a digital anthology of youth writing and art on human rights and social justice. We are calling for young people 21 years and under to submit poetry, fiction, essays, journalism, visual art, photography, or any other medium that highlights the beauty and strength of humanity. You can choose to create a piece about a human rights issue/violation that is affecting the world, or something that highlights the beauty, sincerity, and vulnerability of our world. We want to highlight as many young voices as possible, so please submit as soon as you can!

Important: Limited Demographic: Submissions are restricted to people 21 years and under.

Country of Publication

United States

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 1 x per year.

Fiction Temp Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience, including: Young adults, Specific age group.
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Society/Culture (Current events, Social issues, See guidelines), Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 2,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No No Unknown UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Temp Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience, including: Young adults, Specific age group.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream, Personal.
Topics:
Society/Culture (Current events, Social issues, See guidelines), Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Essay EssayUp to 2,000 words.
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 2,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No No Unknown UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Temp Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience, including: Young adults, Specific age group.
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Society/Culture (Current events, Social issues, See guidelines), Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No No Unknown UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Visual Art Temp Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience, including: Young adults, Specific age group.
Art Media:
Open to all/most Art Media, including: Photography.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles.
Topics:
Society/Culture (Current events, Social issues, See guidelines), Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Artwork Artwork
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No No Unknown UnknownImage format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 01 Dec 2022
Last Checked: 19 Jan 2023 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 19 Sep 2022 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 01 Jun 2020

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