LGBTQ+ Young Author Challenge!

DEADLINE: May 1, 2015

Submit a LGBTQ+ short story

General Information: Harmony Ink Press is looking for young authors writing in the LGBTQ+ genre to submit short stories for our second annual Young Author Challenge. Submissions between 2,000 – 10,000 words will be considered. Main characters should be 14 – 18 years old and can be gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or anywhere else on the LGBTQ+ spectrum, including still in the process of working out their sexual/gender identity. The story should portray positive LGBTQ+ characters who grow or change for the better in some way. See the general Harmony Ink submission guidelines for more information.


Requirements: Authors will be between the ages of 14 – 21. If the author is 17 or younger, a parent or legal guardian will have to sign the publication contract should a story be accepted.

How to Submit

Send all submissions to anneregan@harmonyinkpress.com. Please include “Young Author Challenge Submission” in the subject line of the e-mail. Find out more information at http://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/store/pages.php?pID=7&CDpath=0.