Young Creatives Call for Submission

Young Creatives Call for Submission

Seeking to Publish Work by Young Creatives

UOG Press is collecting creative works from youth living in Guåhan for a special publication, including:

  • Poems
  • Short Stories
  • Creative Essays
  • Photographs
  • Art
  • Music

The publication will capture the vision and voices of children, teenagers, and young adults from throughout the island. It will serve as a platform for young people to share the stories and visions that matter most to them. Pieces may express the unique experiences of island life and may address a wide range of themes including (but not limited to) love, loss, hope, loneliness, family, friendship, relationships, struggle, triumph, identity, growth, and culture.


  • Only original works can be submitted.
  • Writers and artists must be between the ages of 5-and-18 years old.
  • Writers can submit between 1-to-10 pages of original poetry, fiction, or prose, or music.
  • Photographers and artists can submit 1-to-5 photographs or art pieces.
  • All submissions must include a completed and signed cover sheet/publishing agreement.

Submissions must be emailed to by no later than Friday, September 1, 2023. Submissions may also be hand delivered to the UOG Press office on the second floor of the Micronesian Area Research Center/Computer Center at the University of Guam.

Publishing Agreement Youth Creatives Flyer