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Spark Young Writers’ Magazine Submission Form

To submit a piece of writing to the Spark Young Writers magazine, please complete the form below and attach your submission as a Word Document. 

If you are under the age of 18, this form is to be completed by a parent or guardian and if you are 18 – 20, please complete the form for yourself.

Please note that this magazine is for children and young people aged 8 – 20 living or attending school in the West Midlands (including Birmingham, Solihull, the Black Country, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Staffordshire).

Please enter the name of the young writer as their name should appear in the magazine.
Spark Young Writers is our programme of creative writing groups for young people in the West Midlands.
(if young person is under the age of 18)
(if the young person is under the age of 18)
(for those aged 18 – 20)
(for those aged 18 – 20)
You can submit up to 3 pieces
Please supply all titles you are uploading - up to a maximum of 3
This could be that it was written in response to a particular exercise or event. You can leave this blank!
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For more information about the terms and conditions for Spark Young Writers Magazine, please visit the Terms & Conditions page on the magazine website. We reserve the right not to include material that is offensive, rude or may be inappropriate for children and young people aged 8 to 20.

Spark Young Writers’ child protection/safeguarding policy can be found on our website:

Get Writing

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 29 is 11th November 2024. Full details can be found here.

Spark Young Writers will soon be invited to submit a piece of writing for inclusion in the 2024 Anthology – more on this soon.

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.