Fall 2020 Issue

We’re delighted to present the fall issue of Radiate Literary Journal. Inside these pages you’ll find stories and poems from talented young writers around the world. Congratulations to the writers who have written pieces selected for this issue. Our editors were delighted to work with you, and best wishes with all of your future writing.Continue reading “Fall 2020 Issue”

Author Interview with Taylor Bennett

Today we’re sharing an interview with author Taylor Bennett. She published the first book in her Tradewinds series, “Porch Swing Girl,” as a teen. Learn more about her author journey, favorite genres to read, and what she wishes she’d known as a young writer. First, a little about the author: Taylor Bennett is a dandelion-wishing,Continue reading “Author Interview with Taylor Bennett”

The Girl Who Saw Magic- Pen Wordsmith

Today we’re featuring the poem “The Girl Who Saw Magic” by Pen Wordsmith. This piece dives into the life of a girl who doesn’t see the world the same way everyone else does. It talks about the things she expereinced and how sometimes, there can be magic even in reality. Enjoy! Once was a girlContinue reading “The Girl Who Saw Magic- Pen Wordsmith”

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.