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Description
SPIDER®, a literary magazine for children, features fresh and engaging literature, poems, articles, and activities for newly independent readers. Editors seek energetic, beautifully crafted submissions with strong “kid appeal” (an elusive yet recognizable quality, often tied to high-interest elements such as humor, adventure, and suspense).

We have particular interests in stories that explore themes of identity (gender expression, ability, race and ethnicity, family structure including LGBTQAI+ and single parent homes, neighborhoods, beliefs, and traditions); global cultures and languages (current needs include South American, African, and Middle Eastern countries, island nations, and Native American nations); scientific and technological exploration and innovation; magical or interplanetary landscapes; cities and metropolitan areas; real kids doing real things; weird and sometimes gross stuff; and the creative spirit.

Poems should be succinct, imaginative, and accessible; we tend to avoid long narrative poems.


Market Genres
Genres
Children
General

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Poetry
0 to 8 lines
$25/poem

Poetry
9 to 20 lines
$3/line


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Reprints/Originals?: Both
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 180 days

Market Response Data
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Listing added: 18 October 2017


Last officially checked: 3 August 2022


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