Young Adult Short Story Anthology Contest

Middle School / Jr. High Edition

Relevant Pages Press, the publisher of the successful anthology I HEART MOM, is publishing a new anthology for young adult readers written by young adult authors!

Do you have a story inside you?

Enter our Young Adult Short Story Anthology Contest and you could see your story in print! We are selecting 15 winners. Will it be you?

Deadline to Enter: April 30, 2019 @ 11:59 PM EST


Here are the details:

  • You must be enrolled in middle school or jr. high school as of April 30, 2019 to enter.

  • Story must be complete at 3,000 - 5,000 words. (Stories over 5,000 words will not be considered.)

  • Please use 1.5 line spacing and Times New Roman font for your entry.

  • Short story can be in any genre but must be a work of fiction.

  • Story must have never been published anywhere before and must be fully owned by the entrant.

If your story is selected:

  • You will be entered to win a $150 prize (1st), or a $100 prize (2nd), or $50 prize (3rd).

  • Your story will be published in the anthology.

  • You will get 3 free copies of the anthology.

To enter:

  • Send your completed story in a PDF format to

  • Put your full name and the title of your story in the subject line.

  • Submit before the deadline of April 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST​.

  • Winners will be notified via email on May 15, 2019.