Submission GuidelinesPlease read these guidelines:
You must include your name, year of birth, home address/city/state/zip, telephone number and the name of your school and English teacher on each submission. If possible, include your email address. You must be 12 to 19 years old to be published. Most published pieces are fewer than 2,500 words.
Any work you submit may be published in Early Excellence’s monthly print magazine, in our website; We don’t return submissions, so keep a copy.Label all work fiction or nonfiction. Be sure to include a title.
Early Excellence has no deadlines. We accept submissions all year long. If, however, you are sending work that is holiday-specific, please try to get it in at least two months before the holiday.
Include the following originality statement at the end of each submission: “This will certify that the above work is completely original,” followed by your full name to affirm this is your work.
Request anonymity. If due to the very personal nature of a piece you don’t want your name published, we will respect your request, but you still must include name and address information.
Writing may be edited, and we reserve the right to publish our edited version without your prior approval. We may not print your name on sensitive personal articles and in rare cases we may change names to protect individuals’ identities.
All materials submitted become the property of Early E. Mag. By submitting your work to us, you are giving Early Excellence and its partners, affiliates and licensees the non-exclusive right to publish your work in any format, including all print, electronic and online media. Teen Ink may edit or abridge your work at its sole discretion. Early Excellence is in the process of becoming – However all work submitted through our portal is considered Early E. Mag`s property, all individual contributors to Early Excellence retain the right to submit their work for non-exclusive publication elsewhere, and you have our permission to do so.
Submitting Art and Photographs
You must include your name, year of birth, home address/city/state/zip, telephone number and the name of your school and art/photography or English teacher affixed to the back of each submission. If possible, include your email address. If emailing, include all the information in the body of the email.
We can’t return artwork or photographs, but we can use a good photocopy (color if appropriate) or a clear photograph of your work. You can email your art and photography to [email protected] To send artwork or photographs by email attachment, scan items as a greyscale, line art or color file of at least 200 dpi and smaller than 10mb when saved. Do not scan as a halftone. Save all items as a TIF (.tif), PICT or BMP file, before sending as an attachment.
Do not send a version of someone else’s work, or drawing of a copyrighted character, like Wonder woman etc….
Email art and photographs to [email protected]
Email any questions about the best way to send art submissions to [email protected]
Email all video submissions to [email protected], the only formats we accept are .MOV, .AVI, .MPEG, and .WMV. Your video can be no longer than 2 minutes.
You must include your name, year of birth, home address/city/state/zip, telephone number and the name of your school in the body of the email. You must be 13 to 19 years old to be considered.
In the subject line of your email include a title and identify the genre of your work as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, review, etc. (Example: My Video Title – musical).
Include the following originality statement in the body of your email: “This will certify that the attached work is completely original,” followed by your full name to affirm this is your work.
Video submissions must not contain someone else’s or copyrighted work, such as music videos or movie clips. If your video is selected, you will be recognized in Early E. Mag up coming print magazine and published on our website. You can check out our current videos at EralyE.org/Video.
Email any questions about submitting your video to [email protected]
Submitting work to Early Excellence Contests
Writing Contests: Follow the guidelines for submitting written work to Early Excellence. All work will be considered for publication and the contests.