Submissions for Lake Erie Ink Teen Book Project 2017: Home / Away From Home
The deadline for our teen book project has been extended to January 25th! We are looking for poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and art from teens in Greater Cleveland. This year, we are accepting submissions that engage with the theme "Home / Away From Home". Please fill out the form below to submit work to this year's publication. Be sure to read the genre-specific guidelines. We look forward to reading your work.
Check this box if you would like any selected work(s) to be published anonymously.
My signature is a statement that all of the works that I am submitting are my own and all of the works that I am submitting are written in my own words, using my own ideas.
Author's and Publisher's Rights
My signature is a statement that I am submitting writing that has not been published before in any book, periodical, or online. (Personal blogs or social media is okay). If this changes during the submission period I will notify Lake Erie Ink. If chosen for publication by Lake Erie Ink, I have the right to submit the same writing elsewhere if I choose.
Parent / Guardian Consent and Contact Info
I give permission for my child to submit writing to Lake Erie Ink for consideration. If chosen, I give permission for my child's work to be published in Lake Erie Ink's 2017 book.
Parent / Guardian Signature
Parent / Guardian Email
Parent / Guardian Phone
Contributors may submit up to 3 poems that engage with the theme "Home / Away From Home". We especially appreciate poets who can say a lot with a little. Please submit poems as separate .doc, .docx, or .pdf files. Poems are limited to 30 lines each. Do not include your name on your submission.
Poetry Submission 1
Poetry Submission 2
Poetry Submission 3
Contributors may submit up to two prose submissions with a possibility for one submission to be selected. We publish works that engage with the theme "Home / Away From Home" including short stories, flash fiction, memoir, personal essays, narrative non-fiction, and chapters from larger works. Please submit prose as separate .doc, .docx, or .pdf files. Works should be no longer than 1,100 words. Do not include your name on your submission, but please specify whether your submission is fiction on nonfiction.
Art / Illustration Guidelines
Contributors may submit black and white photography, drawings, and single-panel comics that engage with the theme "Home / Away From Home". Works should fit comfortably on a single page. Please use high resolution .pdf or .jpg files when submitting art. Contributors can submit up to three works. Do not include your name on your submission.
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