In a City Made of Gold by Divyank J.

Many of the significant civilizations of the past who had written language compiled sets of sacred texts. Often lengthy, these collections served various purposes, such as commemorating great people and great deeds, instilling central values and beliefs into new generations, and organizing the practice and system of religion. The Ramayana is one of the greatContinue reading “In a City Made of Gold by Divyank J.”

Let’s Live Today- Mahira P.

There comes a time in everyone’s life where we can become overwhelmed by what we see going on around us. Let’s Live Today is a piece that dives into one such moment and the hope the writer found within it. Enjoy! Through closed windows I see the world, I see misery, hardship and the sufferingContinue reading “Let’s Live Today- Mahira P.”

The Princess and the Water Lily by Mahira P.

We all know the story of Cinderella in every variation – or do we? This story by Mahira P. makes a commentary on the fairy tale genre by changing up the evil stepmother narrative we all expect. Enjoy! The Princess and the Water Lily In the country of Mondovia, there once was a king withContinue reading “The Princess and the Water Lily by Mahira P.”

Call for Submissions & Free Printables

Happy New Year. It’s winter, and that means our next quarterly issue is coming up. Here’s all the details about how to submit for the Winter 2020/2021 issue, plus a few free editing posters just for fun. Call for Submissions Our Winter 2020/21 issue is coming up. Send in your work to be featured. TheContinue reading “Call for Submissions & Free Printables”

The Lake: A Poem by Kanavin Kaen

Enjoy this poem, “The Lake” by Kanavin Kaen. Our editors loved the way thought-provoking metaphors brought the story in this poem to life. Words rush past my head, Roaring, thrashing, pouring, Drowning me in a riptide Of the most mindless rubbish; Littering my head with feelings I don’t feel, connections that I cannot grasp. Understand?Continue reading “The Lake: A Poem by Kanavin Kaen”

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”

Forgive Them – Jamy Starling

This poem by Jamy Starling talks about her emotions surrounding her faith. ‘Forgive them’ Why forgive the unforgivable How to forgive a pain so hard to heal. A thought that we must bear, Imprinted in our minds, of what we have done. He was the way, And we did away with Him. We threw awayContinue reading “Forgive Them – Jamy Starling”

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”