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”

Wristwatch – Nancy

Today we’re sharing the poem “Wristwatch” by Nancy. Enjoy! Check the time on the clock under the sign – Visiting Hours Only. People lie in wards finding ways to pass the time but time is all they have and it slips slips away. Her wristwatch ticks in constant reminder. The watch keeps its shape butContinue reading “Wristwatch – Nancy”

Radiate Literary Journal Vol. 1 Issue 1

Editors’ Note Submit Did you enjoy this issue? Submit your work today to be considered for our next issue. There are plenty of reasons to submit. Personalized feedback on your piece Experience working with an editor Exposure as a writer Support from a dedicated community of young writers If you’re looking for inspiration, check outContinue reading “Radiate Literary Journal Vol. 1 Issue 1”

Song of the Violin – Jai Lynn

Enjoy this poem “Song of the Violin” by Jai Lynn. We love the comparison between music and life. The path of life follows the notes of a violin. High notes play the happy memories. Low notes play the sad. The bow sliding back and forth no matter how fast or how slow is the wayContinue reading “Song of the Violin – Jai Lynn”

Finding Friends Among Strangers – Shrubaboti Bose

We are delighted to bring you the poem “Finding Friends among Strangers” by Shrubaboti Bose. This piece was an ode to a group of juniors at her university, who embraced her within their social circle and made her feel like one of their own at one point. We love how this poem celebrates the impactContinue reading “Finding Friends Among Strangers – Shrubaboti Bose”

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”

What is A Pet? – Angel C.

About the Author Angel C. enjoys playing violin, crocheting stuffed animals, and reading.  She wants to be a vet when she grows up.  This is one of her first poems, but she is excited to learn more about how to write a great poem. Her cat, Mellie, inspired this piece. Mellie is a Siamese cat,Continue reading “What is A Pet? – Angel C.”

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”