Philadelphia Stories, Junior, a division of Philadelphia Stories, is a literary magazine published each Spring for writers age 12 and under who currently live in Pennsylvania, Delaware, or Southern New Jersey. Please follow these guidelines for submitting material. There is no reading fee. Deadline Spring 2018: February 16, 2018.

General Guidelines
1.    Philadelphia Stories, Jr. accepts work submitted to our online submission form or by email. 
Emailed submissions will be accepted as either a Word .doc or .txt attachment.
2.  On the first page, please include your name, school, grade, and information on how we can contact you.

3. Any work received after the closing date for a particular issue will be considered for the next issue. 

4.  Tell us about yourself and where you live. For example: George Smith is in sixth grade and likes to write poetry. He also likes basketball and lives with his cat and little sister in Cherry Hill, NJ. He has read all seven Harry Potters twice.

Philadelphia Stories, Jr. publishes:
1. Fiction (original short stories no longer than 5,000 words)
2. Poems
3. Essays
4. Art (original photos, drawings, pictures of scultpures, cartoons, etc.)

If you would like to submit work outside of the above categories, such as book reviews, crossword puzzles, etc., please email

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