Issue 20 out now

The 20th edition of Spark Young Writers Magazine is out now. Published online in June/July 2020, the magazine features some of the best writing produced by children and young people aged 8 to 20 who live in the West Read more

Welcome to Spark Young Writers Magazine.


Produced by Writing West Midlands, this online magazine features writing created by children and young people from the region.

To read the most current issue of the magazine, please visit the Latest Issue page where you can find a note from the magazine’s editor, William Gallagher, and you can read the magazine. If you’d like to read more creative writing by up and coming young writers you can visit the Previous Issues page.

There is a full list of all the young people who have writing featured in Spark Young Writers Magazine with links to their work on the Contributors page.

If you’d like to submit a piece of your writing for possible inclusion in the magazine, please see the Get Involved page to see more details. This magazine is published online three times a year: summer (June/July), winter (October-December) and spring (February-April) terms.

Issue 21 of Spark Young Writers Magazine will be published in Autumn 2020.

For more information about Writing West Midlands and to see information such as writing groups in the West Midlands, literature and spoken word festivals, universities, writing in the region and our work with young writers, please visit our website

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