Not The Girl That You See- Diya Kapri

Today we’re featuring the poem “Not The Girl That You See” by Diya Kapri. This piece brings up the common misconception that the face the world sees is the person that you are. Enjoy! She isn’t the girl I used to know. The girl you see smiles all the time,Hiding her feelings behind a wall;TheContinue reading “Not The Girl That You See- Diya Kapri”

Goodbye – Libby P.

Today we’re featuring the poem “Goodbye” by Libby P. This piece shares a message of hope when the world seems dark and dreary. Enjoy! When days are dark and skies are grey, When roads are seldom traveled down, When soil is hard as sunbaked clay, And once-green grass is stiff and brown; When home isContinue reading “Goodbye – Libby P.”

Interview with Poet Acacia Mitchell

Today we’re sharing an interview with a talented young poet, Acacia Mitchell. She has just released “Waiting Spaces: A Poetry Collection” which is her first poetry book. We’ll let Acacia introduce herself: “Acacia means life, redemption, blossoming in hard places.  I love that my name means that, because it’s something that I want to happenContinue reading “Interview with Poet Acacia Mitchell”

Call for Submissions: Fall 2020

Submissions are open for our Fall 2020 issue. If you’re a young writer, we can’t wait to see your piece. Submit by 11/02/20, and your piece will automatically be considered for our official fall issue. Whether or not your piece is accepted to the issue, you’ll get a chance for publication on our site. WhatContinue reading “Call for Submissions: Fall 2020”

Last Shot – Ellie

Today we are delighted to bring you the free verse poem “Last Shot” by Ellie. We love how this poem uses words, repetition, and formatting to highlight a central theme and draw in the reader. Enjoy! Ellie is a senior in high school who has a love for writing (fantasy, flash fiction, and free verse),Continue reading “Last Shot – Ellie”

Open For Submissions: The 6 Pieces We’re Looking For

Radiate Literary is open for submissions. If you submit your piece within the next two weeks, you’ll have a chance to be featured in our very first end-of-summer issue. If you’re debating whether to submit, check out our post on the 5 reasons you should submit to Radiate Literary. Here’s some more info: the sixContinue reading “Open For Submissions: The 6 Pieces We’re Looking For”

Soar: The Story of a Kite – T. Calah

Today’s piece is a poem titled “Soar: The Story of a Kite”, which explores a unique theme that shows that sometimes the things that restrict us are there for a reason. The author, T. Calah brings the theme to life with the use of a kite-themed metaphor.

5 Reasons to Submit Your Work

It forces you to realize that your work is worth sharing. The number one thing we hear from student writers is that they don’t have anything that is ready to publish yet. We get that! Sometimes you need more time to polish your work and prepare yourself to share it with the world. However, sharingContinue reading “5 Reasons to Submit Your Work”

Join the Radiate Community

Hello, writer friends! So excited to have you with us. One of the main missions of Radiate Literary Journal is to connect student writers with each other and allow them to provide feedback on each other’s writing. We’d love for you to get involved in the Radiate community. Here’s how to do that. First, followContinue reading “Join the Radiate Community”

All About Submitting to Radiate

Who Can Submit to Radiate Literary Journal? Any student ages 13-22 may submit to Radiate Literary. Most submissions will be featured on the site, and select pieces will be highlighted in each issue. Here are the qualifications for submissions: You’re a student ages 13-22 The piece is poetry, prose, essay, or nonfiction under 10,000 words TheContinue reading “All About Submitting to Radiate”