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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, Emma Freelove, 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 termly in the summer (July), autumn (December) and spring (April) terms.

Issue 13 of Spark Young Writers Magazine will be published in December 2017.

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 www.writingwestmidlands.org.

 Charity no. 1147710. Supported by Arts Council England.

 Writing West MidlandsSupported by Arts Council England  


 

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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.

Our Spark Young Writers groups for September 2023-June 2024 are now available to book, including three new junior groups for Staffordshire, starting in January 2024.

 

Young Writers can submit up to three pieces of writing to our online magazine. The deadline for submissions for Issue 28 is 26th March 2024. Full details can be found here.

Check out all our ideas for writing prompts at our Get Writing tab. A wide selection of images, videos and funsheets for young writers to complete.