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Launch Your Writing Career!

Submit your completed or uncompleted manuscript to get noticed by professional experts, including literary agents and publishers who are waiting to launch your career.

Prizes include publishing contracts, audiobook production and courses to help you improve your skills!

Deadline: May 31, 2021. Teen Ink users enter for FREE!

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Enter for a chance to win a published interview with NYT bestselling author of Wings of Ebony, J. Elle 

In addition to your private Zoom interview, you will also win a print copy of her book, Wings of Ebony, a pdf copy of the book, and the chance to have your interview published in Teen Ink.

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Interview Cathy Griffin, author of Dirty Sexy Money: The Unauthorized Biography of Kris Jenner

Talk to award-winning investigative journalists Cathy Griffin about how Kris Jenner, a Beverly Hills socialite built herself a global empire and became one of Hollywood’s most powerful women.

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2018 Oil Pastel Contest Sponsored by Sakura of America

Submit your Oil Painting or Pastel artwork with the theme "Modern America" to win amazing Sakura products and more!

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National Essay Writing Contest

Submit your essay of 1000 words or less to the opinion section and have a chance to win $500 + special prizes like interviewing a celebrity or athlete or politician.

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Cover Art Contest

Submit your photo or artwork for a chance to appear on the cover of our national magazine!

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Educator of the Year 2018 Contest

Nominate an outstanding teacher, coach or school principal for a chance to be recognized nationally!

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